God of the seas Picture

This is my entry for the Mythology of the Planets Contest at CRPhotomanipulation

The theme was to show a myth around a god or goddess after which one of the planets was named. I was very tempted to choose Pluto (which totally counted), but I didn't want to do something dark again (and Hades is definitely a dark god). So I chose Neptune/Poseidon, and because I also didn't want to just make a portrait of him, I looked for a little story about him and chose this one:

"At one point he desired Demeter. To put him off Demeter asked him to make the most beautiful animal that the world had ever seen. So to impress her, Poseidon created the first horse. In some accounts his first attempts were unsucessful and created a varity of other animals in his quest. By the time the horse was created his passion for Demeter had cooled." [x]

This is my attempt to portray the moment after he created the first horse, and was happy just with that
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