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original: My Guardian Angel by MathiaArkoniel original: My Guardian Angel by MathiaArkoniel
"My Guardian Angel"

This is actually very close to how I always saw the Archangel Michael in my minds eye (minus the little red cloth, of course ;) ).
I am not religious at all, so the iconic Saint's halo around the angel's head is there for decorative purposes and to balance out the painting color-wise.


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misswings89 Feb 28, 2013   Digital Artist
sorry for the late comment.but i love this
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:iconarchangegabrielle:
whaouuuuu

It's very nice !!!
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somebody2978 Jan 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Epic image!
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KingNicholas1 Jan 10, 2013  Professional Writer
This is very similar to Archangel Uriel, who wields a Flaming Sword and is often depicted as being the Guardian of Eden.

To clarify, there are 7 Archangels described, all of whom are patrons of a different aspect of His Will. They are also often depicted in icons as handsome or as androgynous men.

Archangel Michael is commonly depicted wielding a spear and standing victorious over the Dragon, when he cast him out of Heaven.

Gabriel is often seen using a horn, signifying his role as the Messenger of the Almighty.

Raphael is depicted holding either a staff or a flask - showing he is the Patron of Healers and medicine.

Sealtiel is seen as praying.

Jegudiel holds a golden wreath in his right hand and a whip in the other.

And Barachiel clutches a white rose against his chest.
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Although not one of the Blessed Archangels himself, there is one named Azrael, the Angel of Death. He is often described as being a dark and brooding figure, hooded and cloaked - but unlike his common depiction as a skeleton, he's said to be human - albeit appearing differently to everyone that sees him.
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it's awesome! ^_^
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MysticFlamer Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very beautiful. I love the details here and another Element! He can come save me anytime~
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Seraphoid Dec 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
awesome work though!
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Seraphoid Dec 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
btw he has black hair the red hair is gabriel (b/c i know micheal in real life) angel are real.
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darkestarcane-bkm Dec 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a stunning painting!
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