The Abduction of Persephone Picture

So this little thing happened when I noticed a spare Jack in the Box reciept lying around.

Like most of my stuff, I didn't decide what this was about until after I started drawing the main figure. For those of you who don't know, Persephone was the Greek goddess of spring/vegetation, who was kidnapped by Hades, the god of the underworld, after he fell in love with her.

I wish that the background had blended as well as Persephone's hair had, but ah well. Lesson for the future. I think the thing I'm most satisfied with (besides the hair) is Persephone's expression. I think I managed to get across the terror she must have been feeling fairly well.

Done with colored pencils, copic pens, and markers.

EDIT: God, I'm sorry the thumb looks so bad. I tried fixing it, but there's not really anything I can do.
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