Mimir - In Mythology, Odin sacrifices his right eye to Mimir to gain wisdom; Mimir then drops Odin's eye in his well. To take a drink from Mimir's well is to gain wisdom. Illustration by Nicolas R. Giacondino, copyright Norhalla.com.

Mimir

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In Mythology, Odin sacrifices his right eye to Mimir to gain wisdom; Mimir then drops Odin's eye in his well. To take a drink from Mimir's well is to gain wisdom. Some tellings also say Mimir is beheaded and Odin consults his severed head.

Features to include when drawing:

  • Blonde hair & facial hair
  • Blue eyes
  • Light Armor
  • Helmet optional
  • In charge of the "Well of Mimir" - think library
  • Gives advice to Odin
  • Splash color = Orange
Mimir represents and personifies, and is the source of what is known as divine inspiration, perspective, and insight as it relates to philosophy.