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"Saturn Devouring his Son" by MT Starkey

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From the myth of Cronus/Saturn (Greek/Roman names), the titan who ate his children at birth to prevent being overthrown, which they eventually did. The moon being devoured is none other than Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Apologies to Francisco Goya and Peter Paul Rubens.

Done with Ulead Photo Express.

27 Jul 2009:-) John R Farley Jr
Very nice, but I love the retro 1940’s or 50’s painting style of this.

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Cheers. Certainly different than what I usually do."
3 Aug 200945 Anon.
This is well done, and FUNNY! I think of British author Douglas Adams’ bookcovers for his Hitchhiker’s Galaxy series.

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Thanks a lot, Anonymous."
3 Aug 2009:-) Natalie Adams
absolutely awesome - i have seen Goya’s painting a few times, and this is just so well done - great humour! 1
Nice one - you should see if you can do more things like this, spoof-classical paintings suit you!

:-) MT Starkey replies: "I’d have to say that the Goya version of this is my favourite painting in the world, with the Rubens version a close second. I like to mock things, and yeah I have a couple more floating around like Boogeyhol and Venus.

Thanks heaps for the comment."
8 Aug 2009:-) Nikki van de Pol
Great work. Really funny, especially keeping the original works in mind. And like Natalie pointed out, these really do suit you. Nice warm colours too by the way.

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Thanks a lot. I like doing these ’mockery’ pieces, they seem to come natural.

Why do I keep forgetting to do this? Thank you for mentioning the colours. (leans in to inspect colours, gets nose bitten off by Saturn)"
13 Aug 2009:-) Melissa L Withington Whitford
Ha! That’s great!

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Cheers."
29 Dec 2009:-) Katelyn Shibley
haha i love this!!!! 1

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Cheers. Glad you like it."
14 Jan 2010:-) Rachel Lawlor
Awe. Some. What a fantastic image, and what a hilariously fantastic interpretation.

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Thanks a lot."
18 Jan 2010:-) Shelly Mackie
nice one

:-) MT Starkey replies: "Many thanks."
11 Mar 2011:-) Shannon E. Devine
This is really an awesome idea - I like the play on the myth. This came out very good too, very much your style.
25 Mar 201345 Beck
I LAUGHED OMG as soon as i saw it I KNEW
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'Saturn Devouring his Son':
 • Created by: :-) MT Starkey
 • Copyright: ©MT Starkey. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Devouring, Saturn, Titan
 • Categories: European Traditions, Mythology, Parody
 • Techniques: Computer Program
 • Submitted: 2009-06-24 10:07:58
 • Views: 8792
 • Resolution: 841x998

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