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The Seven Deadly Sins:GLUTTONY
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Published: June 29, 2006
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Ah, it's been a long while, hasn't it :) I have a new cast for my right wrist which allows me to paint, so here is the next from the Sins :)

GLUTTONY is an inordinate desire to consume more than that which one requires.

Why didn't I draw anything disgusting? Well, I wanted to prove myself I can keep to the original "idea" of a glutton, WHILE making the character aesthetic, pretty and (in her way) attractive. I wanted to prove the modern "pretty=thin to the bone" standard wrong. ;)

Some symbolic explanations:
Abundance of textiles - I treat this sin not only as eating and drinking, but consuming in it's wider meaning, such as buying and gathering useless things etc
Grapes - "luxury" goods, connected with lavish parties (in ancient times) etc
The pink colour theme - reminds me of grapes, sweets etc :)

I hope you like this one, as it was definitely the hardest one to balance and get "right".
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WorthAShot1234Student General Artist
I loved your art style and the way you conveyed the pic. I can relate at gluttony's personification because I also love eating a lot and won't stop.
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WerecatqueenNicHobbyist Writer
The grapes are a nice touch
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MikesScribblesHobbyist General Artist
I have been wanting to push the Gluttony concept even further, this reminded me od a sketch lost on a dead laptop where my gluttony character is "normal" build and the eyes and hands were emphasized to punch home the issue of insatiability.
 Good job sticking to your concept.
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Miera42Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was just thinking that; she is still attractive, while portraying her Sin quite thoroughly. Another possible way to look at Gluttony...oddly enough...is a sort of Greed; always wanting more. In this case, wanting more to CONSUME, whether food, pleasure, money, etc etc getting wasted away on whatever-it-is. But I always thought the connection to Greed seemed interesting; MORE MORE MORE MORE MORE.
Just a thought  (:
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RikaleetaHobbyist Traditional Artist
I hope you got the artist's permission, otherwise that's thievery.
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MyriadVeritasHobbyist Digital Artist
Nice! :) 
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ScottTomsHobbyist General Artist
wow good job :D
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0636105919Professional Traditional Artist
Amazing.  I can feel the silky satinness of the dress.
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WTF :v Tử vii
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LadyDagonStudent General Artist
Pretty regardless of weight, not in her way. Love it.
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squidward-kunStudent Traditional Artist
this is my sin
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PanTranHobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work! While I still don't really find her attractive, it's just because of the way her face looks (Something about it just doesn't appeal to me lol), but her body is beautiful! You've done a wonderful job on this whole series!

Also, I had a weird idea that if you made a male version of each, you'd have enough to make a calendar! (Well, I guess you'd have 2 bonus pictures)

I know, silly idea (But male versions would be very appreciated <3)
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RicothesoulcollectorStudent General Artist
watch out for the big girl xD
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LadydragoncatHobbyist General Artist
Ah, grapes... My favourite fruit...
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zeldageeksince2013Student Digital Artist
I love how you made her slightly chubby! Great work!
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BloodyWolfGirl246Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful! You can make the largest of women look so beautiful!
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You are right,but it is commonly just food
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2000thcenturyLindaHobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful :) I very like it :)
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AjaxTelamoneisHobbyist Traditional Artist
She's so cute! I'd say you've definitely succeeded in drawing a fat character who is also beautiful!
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ynne-black Digital Artist
I wonder why you think slightly chubby characters would be hard to make beautiful? (She's not even that much overweight, if at all.)

// I love this painting and I agree she's beautiful, so it's not meant in any wrong way :)
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