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Gwen Phifer

"Creation Myth" by Gwen Phifer

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The Greek Creation Myth
At least one of them anyway. Here Nyx, the black bird, hatched an egg out of Chaos. The top part of the egg became the sky, the bottom became the earth and Eros rose out of the egg. He then made the sky and the earth fall in love.
This was for my Survey of Illustration class. The project called for using ideographs, symbols, and things... I didn't quite follow those outlines. Painting in pictographs is HARD, but I like my final piece. The original has a bit more tweaking on it, mostly compositional issues. The bird has some orange on it and the earth goddess and sky god are more apparent. But overall, I'm happy with it.
acrylics on bristol

14 Oct 2007:-) Emily H. Phifer
I really don't know WHY this doesn't have any comments... I love it >^-^<

14 Gwen Phifer replies: "I'm just glad you commented on it. (finally)"
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'Creation Myth':
 • Created by: :-) Gwen Phifer
 • Copyright: ©Gwen Phifer. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Acrylic, Bird, Clouds, Crane, Earth, Egg, Eros, God, Goddess, Heron, Love, Man, Nyx, Shell, Sky, Stars, Sunrise, Wings, Woman
 • Categories: European Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: Acrylics
 • Submitted: 2007-05-21 00:05:47
 • Views: 1884
 • Resolution: 408x480

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