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Lamia

By Lvcifera
Ancient Greek mythology:

"In ancient Greek mythology, Lamia (/ˈleɪmiə/; Greek: Λάμια) was a beautiful queen of Libya who became a child-eating daemon. Aristophanes claimed her name derived from the Greek word for gullet (λαιμός; laimos), referring to her habit of devouring children.

In the myth, Lamia is a mistress of the god Zeus, causing Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, to kill all of Lamia's children and transform her into a monster that hunts and devours the children of others. Another version has Hera merely stealing away all of Lamia's children and it being Lamia herself, losing her mind from grief and despair, who starts stealing and devouring others' children out of envy, the repeated monstrosity of which transforms her into a monster on its own.

Some accounts say she has a serpent's tail below the waist. This popular description of her is largely due to Lamia, a poem by John Keats composed in 1819. Antoninus Liberalis uses Lamia as an alternate name for the serpentine drakaina Sybaris; however, Diodorus Siculus describes her as having nothing more than a distorted face. Later traditions referred to many lamiae; these were folkloric monsters similar to vampires and succubi that seduced young men and then fed on their blood."

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Wound 
Vampire Teeth
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+Rest is painted in Photoshop.
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This one and many more are nothing but awesome art work. My pleasure to view.

Sharkwoman87's avatar
So beautiful and dangerous. Who can resist her? :D
Really great work :clap:
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Thank you so much. 
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13devilgirl13's avatar
Awesome, simply awesome!
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Thank you. Black Rose 
13devilgirl13's avatar
You're most welcome :D
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Thank you. Black Rose 
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Thank you. Black Rose 
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 Rose Bullet (Flipped) - F2U! 
  a lot of happiness
JPMNeg's avatar

Absolutely love what you did with this.

Seeing the original I wouldn't even think of changing her hair. 

You have great vision, incredible work!! 

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Thank you so much. Heart  Glad that you like it. :) (Smile) 
ralfw666's avatar
sexy and creepy at the same time! :clap:
Lvcifera's avatar
Right.  :) (Smile)  Thank you for your comment. Heart 
Frost-DeWinter's avatar
I agree, very royo-esque. Nice work
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 Really? I'm not sure if we have similar work *Giggle* 

Thank you. Heart 
BadAliceIllustration's avatar
Stunning! Reminds me of Luis Royo <3
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Thank you. Black Rose 
pjenz's avatar
awesome work :heart:
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Thank you. Black Rose 
pjenz's avatar
so very welcome :heart:
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Evilly fine art! Great job Girl!
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