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Agnes D. Olson

"Ran, Norse Goddess of the Sea" by Agnes D. Olson

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Ran the giantess was the sister/wife of Aegir, the Giant Lord of the Sea. She and Aegir had nine beautiful daughters called 'The Waves'. Ran had a magical net which caught drowning sailors and brought them down to her hall to live with her. Sailors always kept a gold coin or trinket to give to her, for she loved gold and gold is what lit up the inside of her underwater hall. Like my other artworks, after I drew this picture, I scanned it and outlined it in Adobe Illustrator, colored it and added effects in Photoshop and added additional effects in Painter.

23 Feb 200645 "Anonymous"
I really like it but i think you should have put more of a story with it. She is so beautiful but at the same time kinda creepy. I think that she really looks like what she should.
7 Jan 200745 Thomas B Gunneson
if Ran is the norse goddess of the sea does that make her sister of Njord the god of the sea?
anyways i love your art work, you should do a picture of freyr
thor tyr and the rhine maidens

-Thomas Gunneson
3 Apr 200745 Anonymous
kinda creepy but cool. reminds me of "the little mermaid"...the bad mermaid witch of course(that's a good thing).
i think both Tyr and Heimdall are both Aesir.
5 Feb 200845 Shadow Lily
It is striking. The fierce determination in her eyes is hypnotizing.
25 May 200845 Jette nielsen
May i use this artwork in a video about norse folklore??...i will put it on youtube......i will give you the credit..
10 Feb 200945 Barbara
Hi there,

I love your drawing. I race on a 8meter sailboat (http://http://www.8mr.org/Missing [/URL]![/URL]) built in Sweden in 1935. Her name is Ranja -- named after the Goddess Ran. We would like to use your image on our battleflag. Is it possible to purchase a high resolution version? The flag will be 5ft by 7ft.

Please let me know at gouldbarbara@hotmail.com

Thank you!
10 Jul 200945 Anon.
perverts all the ****ing way
14 Sep 200945 Ryan
My wifes name is Ran. She is from Finland and, boy, she is the queen of the sea! What a tempest!
28 Sep 200945 Anon.
if u guys like norse so much u should check out wtbblue
28 Sep 200945 Anon.
i luv norse!; )
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'Ran, Norse Goddess of the Sea':
 • Created by: :-) Agnes D. Olson
 • Copyright: ©Agnes D. Olson. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Aegir, Germanic, Giantess, Goddess, Mythology, Norse, Ocean, Ran, Sea, Viking, Water
 • Categories: Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Computer Program, Other Computer Paint Program
 • Views: 18612
 • Resolution: 331x336

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