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"Deep in the Underworld" by Cris Ortega

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My own version of Hades & Persephone. In the picture I portrayed they both, with Cerberus. At the left we can see Charon in his boat and the river Acheron, and in the other side the river Phlegethon, made of fire.

There's a step by step of this one here.
And some details of the picture are available here, here and here.

I want to say thank you for all your support and your comments :). I'm very sorry I'm not able to answer all your messages, I just can't find time enough, but I'm very grateful to receive them and I will try to answer whenever I can. Thanks a lot!!

30 Oct 2010:-) Christina Leigh Shockey
Wow . . . I really love this. When I opened it up, I suddenly realized that I had visited this very piece about three years ago.
Not unbelievable, but I suddenly remember just what I was thinking when I saw this back then, and now realize how young I was. Still, this is beautiful!
19 Nov 2010:-) Cyndr Collins
*jaw drops, looks down picks up* im amazed that is sooooo goood i love greek mythology,lovely persepherone and hades for once doesnt look old and creepy. excelent cerberusMissing:[/color]
28 Jan 2011:-) Joshua Cody Bonds
Man I have looked through all of your art and i must say. I like it all. As matter of fact I want to print them out and hang them around my house they look so good. Keep up the good work chris and i look forward to seeing more of your talent at work.1
24 Feb 2011:-) John Kang
Love the colors!
30 Apr 2011:-) Fawn M Mackenna
Cool only hades had a black beard and was 38 years old, not a 29 year old boy! Other than that its good. Persperone is so pretty.

:-) Cris Ortega replies: "lol, how can be you so sure if greeks avoided to give any kind of details of him? I do think that gods should be ageless, that’s why I said this is a very own version =). Thanks!"
23 May 2011:-) Mhairi Carr
Oooo, this is amazing! I’m a big fan of Greek mythology and this is closer to how I pictured them. 2 You did a stellar job on the detail, it’s beautiful!
12 Aug 2011:-) Cridwyn Anor Kaeli
Hades looks amazing! And Persephone looks beautiful.
27 Nov 2011:-) Honey Klaus Stein
Hades is handsomely depicted and Persephone is like an embodiment of seduction. I absolutely love this!
16 Dec 2011:-) Megan Leah Childs
Is it not the river styx? or are there more than one in the under realm?
1 Sep 2012:-) Erik Jacques Wiborg
I digg your pictures, you style and your attention to details. These are why we brows, these are true inspiration 2
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'Deep in the Underworld':
 • Created by: :-) Cris Ortega
 • Copyright: ©Cris Ortega. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Acheron, Cave, Cerberus, Charon, Fire, Greek, Hades, Hell, Myth, Mythology, Persephone, Pommegranate, Spring, Underworld, Winter
 • Categories: Man, Men, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Woman, Women, European Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
 • Submitted: 2008-01-05 16:11:03
 • Views: 118308
 • Resolution: 580x808

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