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Demeter and Persephone

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Demeter and Kore, the Demeters, mother and daughter, the goddesses of agriculture in the Greek mythology, painting

Demeter and Kore, the Demeters, mother and daughter, the goddesses of agriculture in the Greek mythology, painting

The legend of Galatea, new Greek mythology painting

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Aphrodite giving life to Galateea, oil on canvas painting

Aphrodite giving life to Galateea, oil on canvas painting

This is my newest painting of Aphrodite giving life to the statue Galatea, Pygmalion’s creation and great love. I’ve made this painting yesterday

Aphrodite giving life to Galatea

Aphrodite giving life to Galatea, oil on canvas painting

Aphrodite giving life to Galatea, oil on canvas painting

This is my newest painting of the goddess Aphrodite giving life to the statue Galatea, Pygmalion’s creation and great love. Beeing moved by the artist’s feelings for his own creation Aphrodite turned Galatea into a living woman so Pygmalion could marry her. I thing this myth represents me be cause like Pygmalion did I’ve always been in love with the women I use to draw and paint even if they are just creations of my mind and I wish they were real.

The legend of the Milky Way, oil on glass painting

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The legend of the milky way oil on glass painting - Legenda caii lactee pictura in ulei pe sticla

This is my oil on glass painting of Hera, Hera’s milk, what the greeks believed it was the Milky way and baby boy Heracles. I’ve made this painting yesterday

The two faces of Persephone

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The two faces of Persephone oil on canvas painting

 

This is my painting of the daughter of Demeter with her two faces, Kore, the maiden aspect of the goddess the goddess of spring, the bright side and persephone, the queen of the underworld, the wife of Hades, the dark side

The death of Orpheus

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Moartea lui Orfeu - The death of Orpheus

This my pencil drawing of the Maenads killing Orpheus.

A new drawing of the goddess Athena

Zeita Atena

This is a drawing of the goddess Athena I’ve made yesterday. This is the way I imagine her: a strong independent woman caring the flame of wisdom