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Persephone Awakening
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Published: October 29, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 walkmaz
"Persephone was abducted by Hades, the god-king of the underworld. The myth of her abduction represents her function as the personification of vegetation which shoots forth in spring and withdraws into the earth after harvest; hence she is associated with spring."

Model source mjranum-stock.deviantart.com/a… courtesy of Marcus Ranum mjranum-stock.deviantart.com/
Hades source ailinstock.deviantart.com/art/… courtesy of Ailin Stock ailinstock.deviantart.com/
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People are using this image all over Facebook and attributing it to an artist named Zabani. Where the heck did that come from?  www.facebook.com/lightbodywoma…
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Elven-lightsHobbyist General Artist
Very nice! It's the funniest thing that we both used the same "buried" principle (see my painting Kitsune dating from 2010 - posted on here somewhere 2011 I think). I don't do digital, I'm afraid (too old for that :) ), just mixed media brush and pencil work. Do you make all the photos yourself too? I like how your Persephone looks almost like a classical painting (she's been photographed, though, hasn't she?).
haphall's avatar
Stunning. Is this available as a print?
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walkmazHobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry the incredibly long overdue response. Yes, now it is. 
Madame-Enfer's avatar
Striking image! Who is the ghostly figure above?
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walkmazHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! That figure is supposed to be Hades with his invisibility cloak.
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Haha, it's almost working ;)

I kid. Nice work.
Eosthewitch's avatar
So amazingly beautiful, and such a perfect reminder that although all seems barren in the Winter season, life is still waiting beneath the Earth.
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walkmazHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! Glad you like it!
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You're quite welcome.
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SilverWyndHobbyist General Artist
Your work has been featured here : [link]
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