Persephone Picture

Lino representing Persephone.

Persephone is the goddess of the underworld (wife of Hades) and the daughter of Demeter (goddess of harvest). She stays on earth for most of the year (bringing warmth to the world) and stays in the underworld for 4 months (bringing winter to the world because her mother is sad).

So in this thing I made one side lighter and one darker, representing her two "lives"...the light side has flowers and leaves, and the dark side has snowflakes and bats.

PS: this is a photograph because the actual piece is 12x12 inches, and too big to scan D:
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