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hades and persephone 2 by sandara hades and persephone 2 by sandara
You can now buy this print as a laptop, ipad or iphone skin here! :)…

EDIT : thank you everyone who fav'ed and commented on this pic! i'm totally blown away by the response here. i never expected so many people would like this pic so much! so... a big thank you to all of you! :heart:

she's not dead, just fainted.

oh, and also, pose ref from :

AND.... here's the original sketch of the couple from 2008

(omg so long ago) which i had said i would repaint, but i didn't lol.


iconlilachiccups: wrote a pretty long story based on this :)…

:iconalexiathehedgehog123: wrote a short story based on this pic : alexiathehedgehog123.deviantar…

:iconramenowl: wrote a poem based on…
:) and also a story! :

:iconthe-blue-wolf: wrote a poem based on this picture : :)

:iconal130: wrote a series of poems inspired by this image :

:iconxxdark-maidenxx: wrote a poem based on this pic :

:iconkkunkitty: wrote a short piece for it here :…

:iconwritingbycandlelight: wrote a story based on this image :writingbycandlelight.deviantar…

:iconshearwaterhydrangea: wrote a poem inspired by this pic : shearwaterhydrangea.deviantart…

:iconhammer777: wrote a short story inspired by this pic : Hades Wasn't Cold

:iconatticraiders: did a photoshoot based on this!
 Faint of Heart - Faint of Heart - Persephone and Hades Romance

omg! Someone tattooed this on their leg!…
Thank you! :D I'm honored! It was done by Sarah Miller, looks great!

large wallpaper version here :…
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Be-the-real-me Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
I just want you to know that the only reason why it took me so long to put this in my favorites was because I had already downloaded it in my computer a really long time ago. I enjoy collecting exquisite art. I felt that having it saved in my computer and in my Favorites would be overdoing it. But by refusing to show that this exceptional masterpiece is one of my favorites I'm only saying to the public that I have no taste. So here I am...putting it in my favorites and still having it saved in my computer. Seriously, this is one of the most magnificent visions I've seen in my life. Hades looks like amazing! Handsome, yet dark, mysterious, and misunderstood. I love the poses and the dynamic between them in this piece.

Seriously, you're beyond great and it would mean a lot to me for you to check out my work and tell me what you think.
kaerru Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
this really is a beautiful scene with absolutely stunning composition. <3 
Nerd-Artist23 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hades looks rather elvish.
Living4me Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015
You may hate me for this, but I have recently started the Game of Thrones ... and binge watched it to the end of season 4 ...
What I know and what I see are two different things. At first I understood that this was Hades and Persephone ... but now I see it as a glorified version of the King of White Walkers and the Sansa ... Please don't hit me ...
love2snuggle Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015
It's sad, but beautiful.
lazerdragon12 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
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 your room
Romeh96 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I find these things so funny~! xD
The thing is, man, I've read this one before and I didn't send it to 10 people or anything, and I'm not dead.
RaduMika Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015
What?! That's too long to read bro!
ShadowHuntressRaine Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  New member
swiftstrike111 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I can see why this has garnered so much love. I've seen it often, but I've never seen it cited. I'm glad I found the original. 
DarknessOnly13 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This is just gorgeous. It makes me happy when I open DeviantArt and it pops up.
genosolido Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist

Love your work! Please check out my works too. thanks!…

kittyriffic Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
omg are you SERIOUSLY self advertising on the most popular image on DA?!?!?!?

That is freaking low and pathetic.
Nuclearzeon2 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
:iconhades-plz::iconsaysplz:Boom! Name is Hades, lord of the dead, hi, how ya doin'?

Sorry, couldn't resist.
MasterThunda22 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful! Is it okay if I draw a picture based on this for Hetalia please? 
davespriite Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
only true 90s kids will remember
xXAngel-Wolf-Princes Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Student Interface Designer
:D :D
SOCOMnavyseal Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not bad. Hades reminds me of sephiroth from FFvii though :)
okay21 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
why is this so popular???
2worldanime Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I love how this piece has such raw emotion in its characters and background. The colors blend the two together so perfectly, I can just see how this scene is just playing out!
causocio525 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  New member
If this isn't awesome... nothing is.
Fleur-de-Noel Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Professional
Beautiful work. black heart bullet 
etheleldra Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
Hades looks really cool. Almost like the elf king from labrynth.
PhabiannThePoet Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
AH, Hades the god of regret and Persephone the goddess of the harvest
two of my favourite greek gods
RoxXKris Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
Wow.... beautiful... la in love 
ibanaH Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's one of the finest arts I've ever seen on this site!

Thank God He gave You that artistic Gift!

I'll rush to see more of Your works! :D +favlove  Heart Huggle! 
livingbut-not-really Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  New member Hobbyist Writer
so very beautiful...
k9988158 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
oh, this is wonderful!!!!!Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart 
jaguarblanco Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing job!!
ARi-LiL Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
just awesome Heart 
<- nothing left to say... 
Innfhinithydesigns Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
maravilloso trabajo
Clap Clap Clap La la la la La la la la Hug Hug CURSE YOU! CURSE YOU! :happybounce: :happybounce: Nuu Nuu Nuu Nuu 
Thelunarwriter Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
This is beautiful I love the greek god Hades :D 
liv-ing Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
One word, stunning. I can't stop admiring it! **
valhaellah Featured By Owner Edited Mar 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
this is really beautiful :) 
Berthara Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh god, this is one of the most beautiful pics I've ever seen *o*you're so damn good, I wish I could draw like you x) AMAZING WORK really ♥~ 
AgustinaKazuyo Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015
Would it be ok if I versioned this? It is such a famous pic and I roleplay with some friends and the whole enviroment of this piece would suit perfectly the situation between two of these rpg characters. I would credit you, of course.
Cytoscourge Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Shit man why that lady dead.
The-MysticDreams Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The contrast of colors blend so nicely together! This is magnificent!
Ticah Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  New member
no words to describe it... its gorgeous!
hernita1 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing, i really love this one :D
UGBxSlypig912 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I LOVE THIS SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love greek mythology!!!!!!!!!!
RockerRainMarie Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I like the warm and cold contrast between the two, great original take on them^^
Brok3nD011 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Student General Artist
This is still one of my favorite works by you. 
Having grown up on Greek/Roman myths I always thought the story of Hades falling for Persephone was actually a sweet one (kidnapping aside)- and I feel like you really caught a tender moment between them. :)
WhiteShadow2293 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hate moments when I feel alone and abandoned :/
Great setting, masterpiece! I want to live in your reality ;>
Beautiful, definitely time not wasted ^^
Dolletic Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh! wow wow wow!
TheWildTornado Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Student General Artist
Very inspiring and well done :)
It reminded me of a long fantasy poem in Persian (my mother tongue). It's named "Layla and Majnun" and It's the best love story I've ever heard :)
69SkullCandy69 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
It's just so amazing how this was in someone's mind and now it's alive.
LoupeX2 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
That's awesome ! Congrats :D
EnvisionaryMind Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2015
Certainly dramatic. Love the warm color emphasis.
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