Cupid Anno 2006 Picture

Why does Cupid still use a bow? Wouldn't there be more people falling in love if the modern day cupid shot people with bullets instead of arrows, gold bullets instead of gold-headed arrows and lead bullets, instead of lead-headed arrows?

I came up with this little idea. What if there is a modern day cupid? Cupid was a male, so I made the modern day Cupid a female. Cupid is almost every time depicted as a little boy angel, so I made Cupid into what I would like to call a grown up female Cherubim.

A little something about Cupid:

In Roman mythology, Cupid is the god of erotic love. He is equated with the greek god Eros and another one of his Latin names Amor.

Cupid is often portrayed as a nude winged boy armed with a bow and a quiver of arrows. On gems and other surviving pieces, he is usually shown amusing himself with childhood play, sometimes driving a hoop, throwing darts, catching a butterfly, or flirting with a nymph. He is often depicted as carrying two sets of arrows: one set gold-headed, which inspire love; and the other lead-headed, which inspire hatred.

First I came up with the idea, then I started looking for pictures. And as you can see, I found what I was looking for. The picture was created with a filter or two in Photoshop CS2 and with help from a few stock photos:

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