Coyolxauhqui Picture

For an art project at school. We had to draw something that inspired us for Hispanic Heritage month. So, I drew Coyolxauhqui. ':3 I was inspired by Diego Rivera and his art of people moving constantly. I morphed it together with my love for Mythology.

The pregnancy of Coatlicue, the maternal Earth deity, made her other children embarrassed, including her oldest daughter, Coyolxauhqui. As she swept the temple, a few hummingbird feathers fell into her bosom. Coatlicue’s fetus, Huitzilopochtli, sprang from her womb in full war armor and killed Coyolxauhqui, along with her 400 brothers and sisters (The stars). He cut off her limbs, then tossed her head into the sky where it became the moon, so that his mother would be comforted in seeing her daughter in the sky every night.

I'm proud how well it turned out, with the help of
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