Achilleus Picture

This was just something I doodled while procrastinating from writing an essay on the Iliad in my first year at Uni. It began as a study of a moulded bronze breastplate, but I decided to give it a head and it became Achilles, complete with Corinthian helmet ready to be pulled down when he goes into battle. I never got round to giving him legs (and I'm not so great at legs anyway!) and i toyed with the idea of making him carry old Pelion (his spear) but i got bored with the bottom half.

I am still working on this sketch, and will post an updated version- with legs!- soon.
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