Daphne Picture

ACEO from december 2012.
it's one of my personal favorites for I wanted to draw this for many years. As the title states it's my invision of Daphne from greek mythology.
i did the original design many years ago in one of my old latin exercise books (i was allways drawing back then although latin was one of my favoritesubjects!)

anyway... originally Daphne is a nymph stalked by the god Apollo who fell in love with her. To escape from him she transforms into a laurel tree (that's also the menaing of her name).

well I know I've drawn her under a willow tree not a laurel, but this matched so nicely with her laurel tattoos and seemed to be a very nice hiding place for her
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