Yi - Slayer Of Suns Picture

This is one of my favorite mythical tales of all. Yi the archer, was entrusted by the emperor Yao to deal with 10 suns that tired of the old routine of travelling to East with they`r mother the goddess Xi He, one at a time (one each day of the week) decided to play a prank and show all up at the same time, making life on Earth a little bit more unbearable than what the hottest summer that you think could possible be.

The compostion is fairly iconic within chinese mythology, so I didn`t broke any major rules here. My biggest challenge was to ilustrate with a level of detail the awe that such imagery had in my mind.

Toolset l

Pitt pen inks over pencil layouts
White wash
Photoshop



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