Odd Question on Visualization

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Odd Question on Visualization

Postby Konchog1 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:17 am

What color are deities' eyes? The same as their skin?
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Re: Odd Question on Visualization

Postby kirtu » Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:23 am

Konchog1 wrote:What color are deities' eyes? The same as their skin?

Deities eyes are generally back surrounded by white like a human with black eyes. Wrathful deities eyes are usually bloodshot.

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Re: Odd Question on Visualization

Postby heart » Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:01 am

Konchog1 wrote:What color are deities' eyes? The same as their skin?

Yes, sometimes it is like that.

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