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Horus Sketch Card - Matthew J Fletcher by Pernastudios Horus Sketch Card - Matthew J Fletcher by Pernastudios
:iconpernastudios: Perna Studios is very excited to announce our very first trading card set entitled Classic Mythology. This set will focus on 6 timeless Classic Mythologies that we have all come to love and enjoy during our lifetime. The mythologies spotlighted in this set are Greek, Norse, Egyptian, Celtic, Japanese and Hindu. We have an impressive list of artists involved on this set working on both base/promo cards and sketch cards. Set scheduled to be released in early Spring 2012.



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PLEASE, NEGATIVE CRITIQUES ARE NOT WELCOME. THESE ARE ARTISTS INTREPRETATIONS. DESCRIPTIONS ARE BASED ON VARIOUS STORIES THAT ALL DIFFER FROM VARIOUS SOURCES. THANK YOU.



This awesome sketch art card of Horus from Egyptian Mythology is drawn by the very talented Matthew J. Fletcher :iconmjfletcher: for our Classic Mythology trading card set.



Horus (Heru) – Egyptian Mythology – Horus was falcon-headed God of the sky, pharaohs, war and protection. His name meant "falcon". Additional meanings are thought to have been "the distant one" or "one who is above, over. Horus was born to the goddess Isis after she retrieved all the dismembered body parts of her murdered husband Osiris. Horus was told by his mother, Isis, to protect the people of Egypt from Set, the god of the desert, who had killed his father Osiris. Horus had many battles with Set, not only to avenge his father, but to choose the rightful ruler of Egypt. In these battles, Horus came to be associated with Lower Egypt (where Horus was worshipped), and became its patron. However, Set still refused to relent, and the other gods were getting tired from over eighty years of fighting and challenges. Horus and Set challenged each other to a boat race, where they each raced in a boat made of stone. Horus and Set agreed, and the race started. But Horus had an edge: his boat was made of wood painted to resemble stone, rather than true stone. Set's boat, being made of heavy stone, sank, but Horus's did not. Horus then won the race, and Set stepped down and officially gave Horus the throne of Egypt. But after the New Kingdom, Set still was considered Lord of the desert and its oases.


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EnkiLilstA8411 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Professional Artist
awesome
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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EnkiLilstA8411 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Professional Artist
wow what are you  looking at  :o (Eek)  haha ... .Llama Emoji-66 (Orly) [V3] 
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hope it's not me...
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Serious/stern/angry ;) hard to express other emotions with a birdhead eh? Great job :)
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
It's true and Matt did a great job.
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RainyDayLullaby Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
I love Horus. I would like to see Bastet
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Pernastudios Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm not sure if Matthew drew Bastet for this set.
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ElainePerna Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome! :D
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EgyptianPrincess5437 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
Horus looks angry lol ^^ I like it
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