Medusa's Tear

This one started out based on an ACEO sketch I did and utterly fell in love with. Medusa, the famed gorgon of legend, was said to be a beautiful woman cursed by Athena to bear a visage so hideous as to turn anyone who glimpsed her face into stone.

How lonely it must be to never be able to meet the gaze of another living creature without destroying it...

Digital illustration done in Photoshop.

Categories: Artwork, By Subject, By Type, Digital Artwork, Fantasy
Tags: crying, digital, digital artist, digital artwork, digital illustration, fantasy, fantasy art, fantasy creature, fantasy illustration, gorgon, Greek mythology, green, illustration, Medusa, myth, mythology, scales, snakes, tear, weeping, woman
Live Date: 1/17/2012 | Last Modified: 7/11/2023