The Caged Swan - WIP Picture

This is a work in progress featuring Aphrodite and Hephaestas. Aphrodite was so beautiful that Zeus, fearing the gods would war over her hand, married her off to the lame and ugly god of the forge, Hephaestas. That didn't stop Aphrodite from having other love affairs, but I imagine that Aphrodite often longed for freedom, which I tried to portray in this drawing. Also, Aphrodite was often associated with swan, thus the title.

Since I'm taking two mythology classes this semester, you can expect a lot of myth-related art in the next few months, lol.

Pencil, then ink, then colored pencil. Hopefully one day it will be colored in Photoshop/Painter.
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