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Angels Angels Angels by humon Angels Angels Angels by humon
Those of you who follow me on Twitter (humonlazydiva) will know that I've been studying angels and demons in religion and art for months now to a point where it has gotten unhealthy.

I'll tell you more about these guys' stories and who they are later. Right now I just want to talk about their designs.
I really like classic angels, and decided to use designs from old paintings. Iadiel and Tubiel are mix and matches from various renaissance angel art, Zamael is closer to Victorian romantic art, and finally there's Amitiel who follows the newer trend of angels in black suits wielding modern weapons.

Don't be fooled by the gun though. It's not an action packed epic, but rather a small collection of short comics, ranging from comedy to tragedy and just plain "slice of life".

Also, while designing them I got very fond of the sketchy style, so even though I've tried making them more detailed I just don't like them in any other style than this. A little disappointing because I wanted it to be more solid looking, but that's the moods of an artist I suppose.
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Phoneix-Faerie Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
they look great in this style :)
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dream-chylde Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013
Really nice designs Humon and please don't feel too bad about only liking the sketchy style; angels are sort of ephemeral beings, the idea that they can only be drawn in a floaty, "not-all-there" way seems very appropriate to me. ^_^
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dontaskmewhy1999 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
zamael....-_- DAYUM!!!!!
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Lillyanna333 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So now throw there Supernatural angels. Fans would totally goes crazy about them xD
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jecle Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Student General Artist
angels a personal obsession of mine! what are your sources of resurch? :)!
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Takimashou Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
zamael reminds me of the SMBC guy
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autodidacticphd Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013
Reminds me of a dream I had recently where I was caught between the Earthly and Heavenly mafias, where angles were all enforcers and smugglers and paradise was just an after life protection racket... though, like yours, mine was a lot less action epic than it sounds in gloss, and more like a cross between the comedic parts of "Lethal Weapon" and that new Walken, Pacino movie with just a touch of "The Prophecy".
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JaneDoe14 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
if you are interested in angel mythology, you might like this blog post - [link]

however, I am officially creeped out by the concept now
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she-wore-lemon Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Zamael... I just... *swoon*
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bellberrystar Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
You are such an intelligent person, to crave and devote yourself to study and obtaining knowledge for personal pleasure and art.
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