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Wise Mother of the Ironwood by WintersKnight Wise Mother of the Ironwood by WintersKnight
Angrboda is the consort/wife of Loki and the mother of Hel, Fenrir, and Jormungandr. She is known as the Hag of the Ironwood and is of the Jotun race. She is considered to be a sort of wolf-mother goddess by many.

The spikes on her crown are bones, and I chose to depict her pregnant.

I finally got some better image editing programmes to get the colours to work out. Hooray!
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KuboTaiko Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Writer
Angerboda and the Ironwood witch are not the same. Angrboda died when Loki ate her heart, causing him to get pregnant with the three monsters. Witch of Ironwood was Fenrir's wife.
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Hanksdottir Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
If it helps you any with Frigg.. The on-line traditional poems I read say that "necklace-glad" could very well be an aspect of Frigg. So.. Mengloth might be an aspect of her that you can better relate to. I've always had trouble with her because I revel in correspondences and they compare Friday to Venus ... and I totally despise Aphrodite/Venus . with a PASSION!!!   But the more I read about Frigg the more relaxed I'm getting about her -- I put her back on my "Friday"
And as for the lovely 'Boda, she is the main character in my current, personal "fan-fic" .. and I am writing about her being with child with Hela.
so, thanks for the pic of my beloved "mother" character.
(btw- her other kids are "Fen", twin girls (all 3 shape-shifting wolves) and a rather moody 16 year old boy named Zachary (Zack) who can see psychically, but feels a little out of place at home)
:-P
(I like Mucha's style, too...)
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Pandazilla Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
This is so beautiful!
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WintersKnight Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much <3!
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MewZakuro123 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Loki's wiiiiife! :D
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WintersKnight Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Working on Glut next ^_^.
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MewZakuro123 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Yay~!
I have never seen much artwork of Angrboda...Ever. xD Good job. :clap:
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WintersKnight Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank yooou! I totally decided there needed to be more *nod* And so did the voices in my head.
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DaggerRavionFall Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is so bad ass. I really love this. I love Angreboda. She is amazing!
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WintersKnight Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Drawing this really upped my opinion of her and made me not as scared of her. She is definitely a wicked baddass, her.
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