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Eris or Discordia

By omegabrennus
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This is a photomanipulation/painting that I did for a friend in #DAPensioners, the original photograph that I used is in her gallery (lusitana), and you will see there, that there was more than a little manipulation to be done to attain the full piece. She requested that I turn her into the Goddess of Greek Mythos known as Eris, who by the legend was the reason the Trojan War began in the first place (see Edith Hamilton's "Mythology" pg.86 I think), when she cast a golden apple amongst Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite as a prize to the most beautiful. The prince of Troy, Paris, was called upon to judge amongst the three goddesses, for the other gods had wisely declined to be judges to the contest. The Roman version is much the same, but as with all Romanization of Pantheonic Mythologies, they renamed Eris to Discordia. She is known as the Goddess of Discord and her symbol is either that of a Golden Apple or a Viper.
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snivy [Actually she is also the goddess of Strife]
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Hail Eris! All Hail Discordia!
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Five tons of Flax, that's a good drawing! Very well done!
elstiko's avatar
I'd love to include this in next year's Discordian Kalendar PDF (free download each year).

Your work would be credited - please email


If you're interested.

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You have my permission to use the piece in any way you see fit. I only ask that if you do make any profit from it that you donate 10% of any proceeds to
elstiko's avatar
PDF is now floating about [link], [link], and [link] - THANKS SO MUCH for your contribution!
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I really like this. The resemblence is uncanny; you've done a marvelous job with it! :heart:
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i went to the original picture to compare. you did an exceptional job in this photomanipulation. I can only imagine how much time it took for you to accomplish this greatly detailed piece. magnificent.
omegabrennus's avatar
LOL 2 hours and 25 minutes. *sighs* Coloration will probably extend that number quite a bit if I decide to paint her. Thanks for the comment though. =)
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:faint: :wow: :glomp: i'm speechless
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Wow.. good job. I can definitely see lusi if I cover the other half.
Decent drapery on the shoulder, but a little off on the left boob.

I think you could get rid of the left arm as well.. . and background would be nice.

shit, I'm being too critical. :) sorry, man.

Good job tho. :)
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Ah no such thing as too critical. As to the background, I didn't want anything taking away from the focus of the picture which is obviously lusitana as Eris. I had thought about removing the arm, but I have to admit that it helps reflect the same kind of personality that she conveyed in her actual picture. I am really just pleased to have received comments on the piece, when my original intent was to merely do something nice for lusitana. (who laughs at most of my stupid jokes in chat) Thanks for the comment.
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