Atlas Picture

Atlas, the mythological Titan who carries the globe on his back. Somehow I pity him, he cannot just give up, drop the Earth and go away - who else would held our world then? Titans hadn't got an easy life, e.g. the Prometeus - poor guy, he gave stupid people a fire, taught them and in return he only got horribly punished with no aprecciation from people. It seems to me like ancient Greeks prefered hard rules and logic to naive heroism.

I'm furious because I don't have a scaner and a photo of the painting looked terrible (blurred and moved). I had to fix it on computer to make it look quite as the original on paper. I'm not a master of digital graphic manipulation, so the effect doesn't fully satisfies me.

Acrylics, B3
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