The Nathyre Myth

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Hannah-Beth Carter

I did this piece at work during a slow day sometime last year.  It was sketched out in mechanical pencil, then inked in biro and blocked in with a black marker pen.  My co-workers kept commenting that I'd get high after a while.  :PI did the background a short while ago in Photoshop.  I was aiming for a kind of Sudeki-inspired shadow puppet / silhouette style.The basic story is that the Goddess selects her consort, and then catches consort cheating on her.  Thus, she curses him with the body of a snake, immortality and a craving for human flesh.The moral of the story?Never cheat on your girlfriend.(Note: these are not Yuan-Ti.  They're a damn sight more attractive, for a start.)

Published More than a year ago

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