Medusa (2015)
Acrylic painting by Chris Wood

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  • Acrylic painting, Paper
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 12.01 × 15.16 × 0.39 in (framed) / 11.02 × 14.17 in (unframed) / 11.02 × 14.17 in (actual image size)
  • This artwork is sold framed
  • Signed on the back

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Chris Wood

United Kingdom

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Medusa is a well known character in Greek Mythology, and a fascinating subject for many artists. She was a Gorgon, usually depicted as a human woman (sometimes monstrous, sometimes beautiful), her hair a writhing entanglement of venomous snakes. It is said that a single look in her eyes would turn any man to stone. She was finally defeated and beheaded by Perseus. He kept her head, which retained its ability to turn men to stone.

I love the creatures and monsters of ancient mythology, and Medusa's story and her ability makes her a great subject to paint. I initially toyed with the idea of whether she would be more human or more snake, eventually deciding on the later.

Part of the fun of doing this series has been finding a balance between staying true to the original mythology, and also trying to come up with a unique take on each character. This was a defining element for this painting.

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Acrylic and Watercolour

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