Lust Conceived Picture

I experimented with watercolors over colored pencils for this piece. Before drawing it, I was considering some of the women throughout history (and fiction/film) who had conceived children out of wedlock and what they might have been thinking after the fact.

The women's names in the art refer to:

Sophia (The Color Purple)
Helen of Troy (Greek Mythology)
Lady Gruoch Macbeth (Macbeth)
Josephine Norris (To Each His Own)
Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11; Bible)
Hester Prynne (The Scarlet Letter)
Morgaine Le Fay (The Mists of Avalon)
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