HEROES: Reflecting Shield Picture

In greek mythology the monstrous Medusa turned all who met her gaze into stone. So the hero Perseus used his shield to see where Medusa was via her reflection. He then decapitated her and hid her head inside a sack to show to the king who gave him the quest.

This i was told when i was six. As a bed-time story. And people complain about violence in Saturday morning cartoons...

This is a selection from a series of images i was commissioned to do for the fantasy themed Collectible Card Game
HEROES In Mythic Greece
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