Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
Arachne by QueenLilSis Arachne by QueenLilSis
This is my submission to :icontraditional-artists:'s fairy tale contest.

This is a Arachne, from Greek mythology. She boasted that her weaving prowess was greather than that of Athena (I think it was her... ) and after winning a contest against the goddess, Athena turned her into a spider so she and her decendents would weave forever.
It's a fun story, one of my favorites in Greek and Roman mythology. Her name is where we get the word arachnid and the like. Enjoy!

Materias used: Colored pencil, ink, and watered-down acryilic paint.
Used [link] to reference dress.
Add a Comment:
 
:iconqueenlilsis:
QueenLilSis Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you!
Reply
:iconcharlene-art:
Charlene-Art Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Neat it looks like something Tim Burton could turn into a movie. Lol, was Atena turning her into a spider a reward or punishment?
Reply
:iconqueenlilsis:
QueenLilSis Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i believe it was punishment, because athena was a little jealous of arachne's skill. and even though arachne was better, she should have been thankful to athena for her skill (since athena was the goddess of the craft)
Reply
:iconcharlene-art:
Charlene-Art Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I reckon it was punishment too.
Reply
:icondramaskunk:
DramaSkunk Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I think youve waaaaay improved in your human drawings. wow.
Reply
:iconqueenlilsis:
QueenLilSis Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you darling! hey, whatever happened to calling me... do you even have my number?
Reply
:icondramaskunk:
DramaSkunk Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I do not have your number. Heck! I dont even have a cell phone! DESPAIR
Reply
:iconlunawhite7:
Lunawhite7 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2009
Gorgeous!! You have my vote :)
Reply
:iconqueenlilsis:
QueenLilSis Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
oh! thank you so much! It's nice to know that at least one person likes it :D
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×
  • Art Print
  • Canvas
  • Photo
  • Art Gifts




Details

Submitted on
August 9, 2009
Image Size
27.4 MB
Resolution
10200×13780
Thumb

Stats

Views
2,612 (2 today)
Favourites
53 (who?)
Comments
19

License

Creative Commons License
Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
×