Gray-eyed Athene Picture

Graphite on Bristol Board, 2008-2011

After sitting incomplete in my portfolio for the greater part of three years, this illustration is finally complete. Or, at least, as complete as it's ever going to be. I don't particularly care for it, and that is probably the most bizarre-looking owl I've ever seen, but I don't really care. There are some aspects that I do like, such as her hair and hand; however, the rest is somewhat uninspired, in comparison to what I originally planned.

The title comes from Homer's Illiad.
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