Aphrodite Picture

My patron goddess: Aphrodite. So far, my favorite piece. She is the goddess of love and sex in Greek Mythology. She can be a bit vain about her looks and abilities, but that is not an unjustified characteristic. She can be jealous and vengeful when people try to take advantage of her or downplay her beauty. She was born when Zeus castrated his father, who's testes fell into the ocean. The blood and semen frothed about, and from the sea foam, rose Aphrodite on a clam shell.

She was probably angry I waited so long to draw her, but I wanted it all to be perfect. Needless to say, I am very pleased with how this turned out~
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