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Charlotte Ahlgren

"Hathor" by Charlotte Ahlgren

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Hathor is a very ancient Egyptian goddess, known as (among other things) the celestial cow - often depicted as a cow or as a woman wearing the sundisk and horns headdress, she is also sometimes depicted as a woman with cow ears. It was the ears that made me do this entire picture, really. In Daz Studio you can alter the features of the base model in a number of ways - and give it all kinds of ears. So I had to, really. I really didn't have a choice :P

Anyway, the picture is rendered in Daz Studio but since I didn't have the right props and no clothes, her hair, outfit and jewellery have been painted on in Photoshop. I also added the "dirty" (or actually flowery) texture on top of the whole picture in order to obscure the background (which doesn't look all that egyptian) and add a bit of atmosphere. I rather like the effect I got - it's a little like the dirt of ages on a wall painting... (if I may say so myself)

[Digital, 2007]

1 Jul 200845 Fuavea
OMG!WOW!lol11 all i can say is stunning.maybe u can send me a dress and jewellery like dat. aye. dnt u dink.well cath ya l8ter...chal.
31 Aug 2008:-) Damian Smith
28 Sep 2008:-) Patricia M. DŽAngelo
You did indeed capture a carved and aged stone look to the walls that really adds to the picture. Great job.

:-) Charlotte Ahlgren replies: "thank you 2 (somewhat belatedly)"
11 Oct 2008:-) Lydia stephanie Barker
very pretty

:-) Charlotte Ahlgren replies: "Thanks! 2"
7 Mar 2009:-) Karen Stevens
Wow! She is beautiful and her outfit is lovely. Great picture!

:-) Charlotte Ahlgren replies: "Thanks 2 "
5 May 2009:-) MT Starkey
Magnificent pic. Love the background.
3 Nov 2009:-) Anne Dubois

:-) Charlotte Ahlgren replies: "thank you! You’ve such a way with 3D rendered pics yourself, I’m glad you like mine 2"
2 Dec 2009:-) Caitlin E Brewster
Love it!! Very beautiful colors!

:-) Charlotte Ahlgren replies: "1"
19 Apr 2010:-) Kurt Le Courtois
I like the aged effect you added to the columns and whatnot. Gives a more realistic portrayal. She looks pretty realistic too. Cool pose, makes her seem very... high in rank.
8 Jul 2010:-) Jonas Lidström
Its frankly a superb picture.. Your mixture of media (programs) and your skill and understanding of the "fealing" of the picture makes it excelent. I have played the online game Age of Conan some and this would realy suit as commersial picture of the Stygian (an pre-egyptian people in the world of Conan) people in the game.
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 • Created by: :-) Charlotte Ahlgren
 • Copyright: ©Charlotte Ahlgren. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Cow, Egyptian, Goddess, Hathor
 • Categories: Woman, Women, African Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: 3D-program, Photoshop
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2007-12-01 10:00:07
 • Submitted: 2007-11-27 22:27:58
 • Views: 28161
 • Resolution: 700x600

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