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7 Princes of Hell: Beelzebub by darksilvania 7 Princes of Hell: Beelzebub by darksilvania
The fifth prince of hell, Beelzebub, Lord of the flies
Like a plague of locust or an army of ants, Beelzebub is always moving, always eating. He only exists to plunder and devour, gulping and guzzling anything the crosses his path of ravaging consumption, being crops, cattle, flesh, bone, blood or soul.


5th prince of hell and probably the most detailed until now

Beelzebub is the demon of gluttony, so many people suggested a huge fat and disgusting monster, resembling a pig, with food everywhere and such, but pigs are not the only creatures who eat a lot and I thought that was an idea that was already too used.

Beelzebub is the lord of the flies, or at least thats what his name means, so I wanted a a bug approach, since we all know that when it comes to eating, no ones better than bugs, like caterpillars who devour leaves, locusts eating crops, even worms, beetles and flies devouring corpses. Also, while pigs usually eat just trash and leftovers, bugs tend to eat thing we still need to live, becoming feared plagues.

So his body is an amalgam of bugs, with jaws in every conjoint, his body has treats from a beetle, a spider, a mantis, a centipede and much more. His horns are supposed to resemble antennas, and he has eyes, everywhere.

I used blue cuz I hasn't used it yet, and I'm reserving green for the next one

so hope you like it
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HawkeyeNextGen Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Student General Artist
Favorite food: Everything (especially pigs head)
Favorite book: Lord of the Flies (obviously)
Favorite TV show: Hell's kitchen
NathanAverbash Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
best picture of Beelzebub I ever saw
randomemaster360 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, that sure is Gluttony incarnated !
iseeacupso Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
so awesome...!!!
Warden-Shinigami Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
This guy looks like he can eat more than me.
Ouroboros-Armageddon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This design is so much better than the 'common fly' design people use so often.
Orbita2k2 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
King of Gluttony himself, love how you made him have so many mouths to devour more~
pervertsage Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
while you are correct that the Lord of the Flies would make this particular demon look like an ever hungry monster that constantly ravages everything in its path to satiate its hunger you are wrong in some points.
Beelzebub regardless of his second title "the lord of the flies" he isnt related at all with hunger, he is considered by many a the demon king of sloth and by others the demon king of gluttony.
Normally (according to the dictionaire infernal) he is just a gigantic flie that propagates diseases wherever it goes without stoping.
DieHardMusicMan9125 Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
I was looking for this one now its going in favorites great job. keep it up.
jemdesign Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
This is the most original depiction I have ever seen of Beelzebub. Also, the description made me think of Nyarlathotep from the Cthulhu Mythos. I wonder if the two are related? O_O
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