Urban Mythology Picture

This was made for an art project in class. The project was to re-imagine a god or godess with present-day inspiration. My theme was "Sky". Although I chose another character design to continue the project with, I still liked this one very much.

The final product: [link]

The only thing I drew here are the lines. All the colors are actually part of different pictures, even the little yellow parts (the picture I used was that of a sunrise). The pictures are both free stock photo and pictures from the Hubble Space telescope webpage.

In this design I chose to combine elements from current-days as well as history. The mirror, for exemple, is a reference to Urania, the greek muse of astronomy. I owe the inspiration for the metal wing and general design of the clothes to Clamp's Clover manga.
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