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In Greek mythology Medusa ("guardian, protectress")[1] was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly into her eyes would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto,[2] though the author Hyginus (Fabulae, 151) interposes a generation and gives Medusa another chthonic pair as parents.

Florian Nicolle

Illustrator Florian Nicolle (previously) has published a wonderful collection of his textured illustrations from Layering scans of newspaper, ink, paint, and a fair amount of digital retouching he arrives at these truly remarkable portraits. :) x

Photos - Actresses, Blondes, Brown, Celebrities, Diane Kruger, Drawings and Paintings, Girls and Women, People, Portraits

My creative wheels are spinning! (And to good effect! Keep them coming!!)

My creative wheels are spinning! (And to good effect! Keep them coming!!)

Some progress on Fili and Kili. X #wip #pagepal #handcrafteduniquely #thehobbit #hobbit #paintedstones #paintedpebbles #painting #originalart #artistofinstagram #instagramartist

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..warriors of Huaa tribe paint their faces into a rainbow before a battle. The night before shaman reads the sky and forbids them to use certain colours, because it would make them vulnerable to wounds and death. However, if they use the forbidden colours and defeat the enemy, they acquire the highest status in the tribe...