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Egypt - ROYGBIV by Chael Egypt - ROYGBIV by Chael
A test spectrum of Egyptian gods, chibified.

Many Egyptian gods were associated with certain colors due to their spheres of influence. Later I noticed they also overlap with traditional color and chakra symbolism. This was a quick idea for a more refined and colorful project, which I am currently working on. I had an alternate one that included , Set, Hathor, Horus, Heh, Nun, Thoth, and Serket, but it didn't look as good. Perhaps another time.

Red - Sekhmet (goddess of war)
Orange - Atum (creator, king solar god, also Atum-Ra)
Yellow - Shu (god of air and sunlight)
Green - Geb (god of the earth)
Blue - Hapy (god of the Nile river and water)
Indigo - Iah (god of the moon, Egypt's first moon god)
Violet - Isis (goddess of magic and life)

Amusing note: After doodling this, I realized there are 4 generations of divine relatives here. Atum-Ra the creator is Shu's father. Shu is Geb's father, and Geb is Isis' father. :D
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ZOE370 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Student Filmographer
Slap me, shoot me, sacrefice me!.. Is that really true that the Egyptian gods have the colours of the ROYGBIV? Unbelievable to me. This one is one of my favourite- I love ancient Egyptians!Love Hug :happybounce: Heart +fav Clap 
Black-Wren Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
This is great!  I love their cute designs.
skirtf3tish Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
very cool :D
CHOCOLATEREIGN1 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
Wow where did you find out they were associated with certian colors? Can you give me a link or the name of the book or article about it, I would like to read it as I'm into Ancient history, and drawing too! Wink/Razz ;) (Wink) :D (Big Grin)
ZOE370 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
He just made it up. These colors represent each category. For example:  For the reason why the goddess of war is red, because war may cause injury that causes red blood out. Ask me if you want to know more. I know lots!Meow :3 
CHOCOLATEREIGN1 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Yes please I want to know more please tell me,thanks!
ZOE370 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Filmographer
Let me tell you more:

Orange- orange repersents the colour of our star, the sun.
Yellow- the colour of sunlight, so beautifully golden.
Green- the colour of our earth's ecosystem and plants too.
Blue- the colour of water from the Neil River.
Indigo- darkest colour. Repersents the night sky.
Violet- the most beautiful colour of the ROYGBIV. Magic and life is beautiful.

I'm very good at solving problems in art. If theres anything you want to ask me- I'm on the way

Thanks for askingHug 
CHOCOLATEREIGN1 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014
Ahhhh, COOL! I like VIOLET myself!
chartreuxxx Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
mirandooooo Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Really nice!!
FallenAngels09 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Wow its really cool :-) :-) :-) great job
StrawberryBonBons Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh wow wow...
llama-medusa Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
This looks incredible! Amazing work!! :clap:
I really like Sekhmet's kittyness! :aww: They're all so pretty!
AlchemyFox Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
They look so cute! ^_^
Anamichan Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great drawing and interesting connection between Goddesses and Gods and the chakras!
AmyCatz Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Student General Artist
I like Isis the most!
Zobeid Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
I just noticed an odd parallel between these images and some characters from MLP FiM....

Shu (god of air and sunlight) = yellow = Princess Celestia (controls the sun)
Iah (god of the moon) = indigo = Princess Luna (controls the moon and stars)
Isis/Aset (goddess of magic and life) = violet = Twilight Sparkle (bears the element of magic)

FiM seems to combine Egyptian cosmology, Greek monsters and Victorian technology along with bits and pieces of D&D and Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Incidentally, my favorite Egyptian deity has always been Bast, and I find the comparison -- and contrast -- between her and Sekhmet is always interesting. Were they sisters, or even twins? Or were they rivals? The historical record doesn't provide any clear answers.
firebite-123 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011   Photographer
i love it and there are diffrent names for the gods so i figerd out
TanithLipsky Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011
ScreamLikeYoureDead Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
I really love this! It's very cute! ^^
KyuubikitXD Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
ooohhhh so cute!
Gigicom Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
I really like how you draw them ^^
I like Egyptian mythology , I'm reading about it right now
and I rally like how you draw those gods especially Iah, Isis and Atum
:+fav: of course
NoodlesandHam Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011
So cool!!!!!
RowanFyre Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
So cool ^^ I'moing a project on the Egyptians so I was looking up the Gods and Goddesses this is just so cool!
GalaxyGuild Featured By Owner May 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
These are wonderful. I love this Isis.
ZOE370 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Filmographer
Isis is the most beautiful godess on this picture. Magic is beautiful- thant's why most girls love it.
Spridle Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2011
aaargh, they're so cute!!! ;w; I especially love the way Iah looks!
PaigeMcgaugh Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
wow! I love how you drew Isis!
YuaXIII Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Wow, is really awesome!! I love all the chibis <3
Can you put it on a larger size? The details can't be appreciated D':
UinenFirestar Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool!! I love how Sekhmet and Atum turned out. Great proportions and poses for everybody!
dreamereasy Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011
These are adorable - and strikingly well-researched! I hope you'll post more - I'd love to see ol' Set in this style. :)
MalhadinhaB Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
so fuking awesome, I LOVE IT !
jayswing96 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love them so cute
Silverinkweaver Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010  Student Photographer
I love the Sekmet one! She's my favorite Egyptian goddess! ^^
Ahriman86 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010
Really cuuuuuute...
Akizakura16 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010  Hobbyist
I love all the detail you put into these cute little figures! I don't know which god is my favorite though...
DontSitDown Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This makes me think of Sailor Moon for some reason o.o
waja-redeemer Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
So cute!
AntaresDrake Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
This is quite lovely!
Seth19931 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
like the colours ^^
averrose Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
The monochromatic style works for these lil guys (and girls!).. You blended the Egyptian traditional elements (poses and props) with chibiness so well!
CalicoSquared Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
They look great! And I learned something new about Egyptian gods.
AsetNuit Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010
I'm not usually a fan of this general style of drawing, but I really do like this :)
vegitariandino Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
They're so cute! Beautifully colored and just amazing!
Araphiel Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
Awesome!!! They look so cute! :aww:
princessjii Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
TarmaHartley Featured By Owner May 28, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Beautifully done and wonderfully coloured! *They may be small but I really like them a lot! They look really, really cute! :) *

uddelhexe Featured By Owner May 22, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really well done! I love the way you pointed out the single gods! :love:
Mallenroh001 Featured By Owner May 20, 2010  Professional General Artist
rather clever observation w/the colours. . . this is a cute set of chibis :)
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