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Greek goddess- Athena by Alayna Greek goddess- Athena by Alayna
EDIT 6/2/10: Okay, I finally updated the image to the color version. I have been waiting months debating whether I should make it a new deviation or just update this image. Sorry, hopefully you guys like the color better =) Black and white is here: [link]

If you hate the color version and want the black and white up, let me know!

Athena, for Troll Lord Games' Castles & Crusades: Of Gods & Monsters by Jim Ward.

Athena is the goddess of war and battle. She is also the goddess of wisdom. She is usually seen with a spear and the shield given to her by Zeus, with the head of Medusa at its center (I didn't paint it since you can't see it with this pose, ahahahahhaa!).


8 left! Aie-aie-aieee!! Only one woman then 7 guys to do D: boourns.
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:iconpardos66:
pardos66 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
very nice. All hail Athena!!
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TGC189 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016
cool
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BeautyClaws Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2016
WARNING! Carry on reading! Or you will die, even if you only looked at the word warning! Once there was a little girl called Clarissa, she was ten-years-old and she lived in a mental hospital, because she killed her mom and her dad. She got so bad she went to kill all the staff in the hospital so the More-government decided that best idea was to get rid of her so they set up a special room to kill her, as humane as possible but it went wrong the machine they were using went wrong. And she sat there in agony for hours until she died. Now every week on the day of her death she returns to the person that reads this letter, on a Monday night at 12:00 a.m. She creeps into your room and kills you slowly, by cutting you and watching you bleed to death. Now send this to ten other pictures on this one site, and she will haunt someone else who doesn't. This isn't fake. apparently, if you copy and paste this to ten comments in the next ten minutes you will have the best day of your life tomorrow.You will either get kissed or asked out, if you break this chain u will see a little dead girl in y
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StarWarsNerd101 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Student General Artist
Not really how I imagine Athena but hey, it's awesome!
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Wagusad Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
ive been so in to mythology always but lately in class we are about to read the oddessey im so happy!
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OopenyoO Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She reminds me of Athina ^^
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:iconmayoko93:
Mayoko93 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
I love Athena. She is one of my favorite goddesses and your artwork is amazing. 
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REROHAN Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
she is like female version of ares
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Get-off-me-lughead Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
I LOVE THIS her face and her hair it's it ... o..um well I'm at loss for words and why she's wearing I WANT THAT
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athena4wisdom Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
Love this one :) 
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MGOON13 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O qué pasada
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:iconberryrue:
berryrue Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm really happy you didn't paint the medusa. I'm happy not being turned to stone...
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Zac--Attack Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Epic
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Dougal-McDaniel Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
I legit want to buy a print of this. Is it possible to get a copy of your art? She's amazing!
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:iconstansa:
stansa Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Photographer
Amazing!! :)
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:iconcelty18:
Celty18 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
So cool Athena is my favorite Greek Goddess.
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bwesche Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
I have been looking at getting an Athena tattoo and this image really strikes me. A strong, powerful, beautiful depiction. I hope you don't mind if I get her image tattooed. I may just turn her around so I can put an owl on the shield to represent wisdom, but otherwise this is exactly what I am looking for.
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inkedfish Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love! :)
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:iconviv2001:
viv2001 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Student General Artist
this is amazing!
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SilverGoldShines Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
this is awesome
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:iconathena-me-iz:
Athena-me-iz Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
This one is my favorite! now if only i could do that...
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eshininger Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
.... I'm speechless.... (In a good way)
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:iconcilindr0:
CiLiNDr0 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! Amazing work! Love it!

I was wandering if you could let me us this image for an Android game called "Kingdoms of Myth", it's turn based strategy game based on a fantasy World. You can find a little bit more info in this rough website made by my colleges [link] (Sorry for the bad English). Of course you will have full credits of your work and link to your webpage if you want :)

Lot of thanks for your time ;)
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1ndigospadez Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Student
I am obsessed with this picture...
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minervaparadizofowl Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like this pic... And I love your avatar XD
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LordOmegaZ Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i think i kinda worship athena XD since im very tactical in strategy or ANY games that need it.
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Naesthiel Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I wouldn't want to stand in her way oO
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avdsouza Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
smart and powerfull, Athena Minerva the godess of wisdom.
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lilbookworm143 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
Athena is one of my favorite Greek mythology figures, you portrayed her perfectly! :O
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lilbookworm143 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
I love it, it looks cool! :))
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ThaliaStarGrace Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
amazing
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bluegumibear Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a wonderful piece. Although, you put a Greek Goddess in Roman armor *pokes the helmet* ^^;
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IVAN-77 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Great example to follow. Congrats.
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Suez-H3 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
:) Very good Athena :D
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diveintolove Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, I'd like to have your permission to have this as my account pic for one of my accounts on a site. Is it possible? :)
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Alayna Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sure :D
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diveintolove Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much :3
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PJOHungerGames17 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist
no offence but u got the helmet wrong... otherwise its relle good!
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:iconbritt601:
Britt601 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012
This is stunning. That's how I envision her.
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MinervaWhite Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012
this is AMAZING
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deepakr Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012
Loved the black and white - the colour - is just magic... respect!
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ExileFallen Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
nice!
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EuropeanCar650 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Beautiful, nice job!
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A-D-McGowan Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Absolutely divine. Truly...divine
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Sorcorer Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
love the color
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Mikurey Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
Great work!

If you don't mind, i'm using the image as the base for the artwork of a song i'm making named "Graciosa Atena" ( In English "Gracious Athena") I already credited the main image to you.

Hope there's no problem!
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Zireael07 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I love the armor and the outfit and the shield. And the helmet is brilliant!
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ehatsumi Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice art! I would like to ask for permission if it's okay to have your art be part of my list on my site? I am looking forward to feature some great gods and goddesses on my site. You can check out my site here, at the bottom. Of course I'll put a credit that this is your own art. :)
Hope you'll agree! \(^_^)/
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Alayna Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Sure!! :D Of course!
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ehatsumi Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You can see it now. Thanks for the approval! :)
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