Acteon Picture

1st in a series I'm doing based off the rather unpleasant punishments mortals earned in Greek mythology. Acteon, if you don't know the story, was caught watching Artemis bathing while he was out on a hunting trip. To punish him, Artemis turned him into a deer, and he was chased/eaten alive by his own hunting hounds.

For such a gory story, I'm aware this illustration seems pretty tame and cute, but I was looking at it from a children's illustration perspective (how I could show the story in a way that would make it kosher for younger eyes). Hence the Disney-esque style.

Illustrations for Tantalus and Arachne coming soon!

Graphite and acrylics
©Angela Witte 2012
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