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Modern Gods

We’ve all seen the classical depictions of mythological figures. However, what would some of those gods and goddesses look like if we didn’t have those images in mind? Who might they be?

Gunsmith Merchant by Mário Fernandes
Gunsmith Merchant by Mário Fernandes

Hephaestus – (Greek) Even the blacksmith of the gods has to modernize eventually!

Turkish Delight by Nikola Yordanov
Turkish Delight by Nikola Yordanov

Demeter – (Greek) The goddess of harvests and agriculture, offering the fruits of the earth’s labor.

Panda Guide by Mário Fernandes
Panda Guide by Mário Fernandes

This image already comes with a mythology. But I choose to believe the Panda guide doubles as Han-Xiangzi – (Chinese) Immortal flute player.

Shadow Horse by Ivan Kashubo
Shadow Horse by Ivan Kashubo

Rhiannon – (Celtic) Cursed to be a horse for a time, she eventually gained responsibility as death goddess as well.

 The Nature Of Angel by Domenico Sellaro
The Nature Of Angel by Domenico Sellaro

Nike – (Greek) While we’re more used to seeing the goddess of victory in ivory halls, she might enjoy a walk in the forest sometimes too!

Jrbarker Themaster by J.R. Barker
Jrbarker Themaster by J.R. Barker

Guan-Yu (Chinese) An unusual god of war, this fellow is actually pretty peace loving. He even actively tries to avoid conflicts.

Rondo Of Moon by Ruan Jia
Rondo Of Moon by Ruan Jia

Selene – (Greek) The archetypal goddess of the moon. I’m not sure she could be anything else.

Soldier by Marek Mazur
Soldier by Marek Mazur

Ares – (Greek)  This god of war is always upgrading, and more importantly, always ready.

Ice Queen by Santiago Betancur
Ice Queen by Santiago Betancur

Skadi – (Norse) A jotunn goddess, she’s not only associated with winter, but bowhunting and skiing!

Last Breath by Santiago Betancur
Last Breath by Santiago Betancur

Kuku-No-Chi – (Japanese) This god handles tree trunks. Not the leaves or any fruit – just the branches.

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