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Medusa by GENZOMAN Medusa by GENZOMAN
Medusa (Greek: Μέδουσα (Médousa), "guardian, protectress") was a monstrous chthonic female character; gazing upon her would turn onlookers to stone. She was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who thereafter used her head as a weapon, until giving it to the goddess Athena to place on her shield. In classical antiquity and today, the image of the head of Medusa finds expression in the evil-averting device known as the Gorgoneion. She also has two gorgon sisters. The three Gorgon sisters — Medusa, Stheno, and Euryale — were children of Typhon and Echidna, in each case chthonic monsters from an archaic world.

In a late version of the Medusa myth, related by the Roman poet Ovid (Metamorphoses 4.770), Medusa was originally a beautiful maiden, "the jealous aspiration of many suitors," priestess in Athena's temple, but when she was raped by the "Lord of the Sea" Poseidon in Athena's temple, the enraged goddess transformed her beautiful hair to serpents and she made her face so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it would turn a man to stone.

A old draw for Myths & Legends TCG... this pic was a bit more special, cause i LOVE castlevania and more than the myth, forme she is one of the big boss of the game XD,lol, sry... also, is inspired in one of the movie character who scared me the most when i was a kid (lol), the Medusa from Clash of the titans OMFG, i cant take it away from my nightmares XD stop motion rocks over CG.

Photoshop CS/Intuos/7 hours and a half/music: bloody tears-castlevania (haha, sry,when i sit to draw this pic, this song was stucked in my head XD, for every castlevania fan this song is THE SONG!!... btw, castlevania IV is still my favorite on the saga :p)

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:iconsanchit-malik:
First of all I salute to ur art and i got a fantastic reference ! Thnxx buddy !! and jeepers I feel terrible...
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LiquidBlueFlame Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It would be awesome if you did the original Greek depiction of the three Gorones too! That's a sexy skin to scale transition btw, but I wanna see the round head and tusked version of them. :please:
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alanfergant Mar 11, 2014  New member
Excellent!
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Angelic-Painter Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

OH HERE SHE IS!!! FOUND HER!!!

(umm i think i saw this pic on someone elses account.....probably they stole it)

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:iconjelloegg:
Nice tongue.  :extremeblush:
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TheDeviantM Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
BOOBIES!
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:iconjessesbv:
Interesting that you gave her rattles; I don't think I've ever seen that before. It adds to the deadliness of her already impressive figure.
(Ahem) VERY impressive figure.
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:icontheivoryfalcon:
Snake ass! fuck yeah!
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RexBlazer1 Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Instead of the monster that's depicted in the old Clash of the Titans movie, here, she's presented as something I'd rather make sweet love to, which is an ok in my book. Also, Medusa is the monster from Greek Mythology that I hold the most sympathy towards, as her story reinforces my dislike for the Olympians and my belief that they were more trouble than they were worth.
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:iconka-tagory9:
^totally agree; like, why the hell was She being punished for being fucking raped?! ugh, the more i read of the Greek/Roman pantheon, the more i weep.
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