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January 13, 2009
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Kali by kaOtic-saNity Kali by kaOtic-saNity
Love those boring days at the office...I've been dying to draw Kali/Durga for the longest time!

I decided to go with her more popular form rather than her traditional Mahakali form, but please excuse the lack of Shiva. Thankfully I had my coworker watch over me to make sure I didn't miss anything too important in this...phew! So Sush, this one's for you! Also, please don't mind that the kapala isn't catching any blood, my vision didn't have the severed head, thought the skull would compensate.

Now that I'm done be Kali, of whom I have a portrait by my computer watching over me at work and of whom I worship...even though it's not my religion. Bah.

All done by soft pastel.
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Antara-prabhat Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Really good =]
kaOtic-saNity Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :love:
sanjay14 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
jai kali maa
n-chi Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
As a Hindu myself (not that religious though) I've gotta say I REALLY like your rendition (accuracy in the details don't matter much to me), and I've been pretty insulted by crap I've seen in the past.
kaOtic-saNity Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!! :w00t: That means a lot to me!! ....I'd hate to see what's out there to have insulted you so though... *shudder*
tarkheki Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
THIS was the image you were tlkaing about!
Oh my God Adri, it IS worth EVERY damn moment I waited.. becuase it is AMAZING.
Adri, I'm serious, this picture just kicks the other ones you made in the groin. The atmosphere of this... it's so powerful. I honestly think that even if you did put the blood in, it would not add very much to the piece, as your capture of it does so muhc justice, it would be a little unnecessary detail.

I'm so faving this becuase it WINZ.
kaOtic-saNity Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! YAAAAAY!
So happy it's finally done, god the damn pressure. I admire you for pretty much taking it on ALL the time. My crazy girl :love:
I'm seriously considering adding a couple more and actually making a series. I already have in mind who'll be next... Ganesha! Oh baby!
tarkheki Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009
Dude, I would be bloody HYPED to do see it. SO I am going to ADD PRESSURE and DEMAND you DO IT! XDDD
KiusLady Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Hmm... you must work in an interesting place ;P

Me, I'm a Hanuman fan myself, but this rendition of Kali is cool!
kaOtic-saNity Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know if interesting quite covers it... ;)

Thank you! And Hanuman, that is awesome! Not many people (well, that I know) bring up Hanuman... maybe I should start a series...
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