Showing posts with label Week 026: Mythology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Week 026: Mythology. Show all posts

Sunday, March 4, 2007

The Sanders myth


I know it's a little late....BUT!..Was Colonel Sanders a civil war hero? Here's my take on an absurd myth of my own creation.

Cyclops


I couldn't decide on a mythological creature, or being to draw, so I just picked the obvious choice and everybody's favorite.

A Pup Named Cerebus/Cyclops

In Greek mythology Cerberus was a three headed dog that stood watch at the gates of Hades, the world of the dead. I wondered what he must have looked like as a puppy.

In Greek mythology a Cyclops is a member of a primordial race of giants, each with a single round eye in the middle of its forehead. In one of the most famous passages of Homer's Odyssey, the hero Odysseus encounters the Cyclops Polyphemus, the son of Poseidon and Thoosa, who lives with his fellow Cyclopes in a distant country. "from Wikipedia"

Friday, March 2, 2007

Jackalope...


This mythical beast has always intrigued me...

Thursday, March 1, 2007

The Crane Wife




Okay so more folklore than mythology. Influenced by the Decemberists new album but ultimately a Japanese folktale. You know boy meets girl, girl is crane, boy marries her anyway, boy screws it up, girl leaves, boy cleans up bird droppings, laments his loss.

Wanna color this one too...bah no time for anything these days!

~marji

Ekhidna



EKHIDNA (or Echidna) was a monstrous she-dragon. She probably represented or presided over the corruptions of the earth: rot, slime, fetid waters, illness and disease.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Aw, nuts.

Another topic I'd love to have some fun with, but no time. I'll just pull the band aid off quick with something old (first thing I ever colored in Photoshop, actually.)

Beautiful work showing up already, I'll be looking on in jealousy and enjoyment, I'm sure.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

cyclops

ScareeTale

A creature known as a Phooka from Irish folklore/mythology. He's a character that's in slow and laborious development...

medusa

This is something I did some time ago, but I figured it fit the theme.