Mother War Picture


A photo of my imaginings of Helen of Troy. I just started reading the book 'Helen of Troy' by Margaret George (it's amazing) and wanted to do a piece on it. I used Keira because, to me, she is the closest to how I imagine Helen to be. No one could actually be as beautiful as Helen, but I feel that Keira comes closest. Her features are slightly strange and unique, which makes her quite beautiful. I'm also aware that in most stories, her hair is blonde, but I always picture it as more of a red-gold for some reason. I picked the title because of how she, just one woman, brought the destruction of Troy and the death of many, many men from many different countries because of a war that lasted twenty years. That's a pretty hefty accomplishment. Hope you like, if not, that's ok too.
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