Tuesday, May 22, 2012

John Anderson's AOM Top 10 (sort of...)

The WCP's John Anderson pops in with his top 10 Artomatic picks - read it here.

One always wonders...

Just noticed that one of my drawings from about a decade ago just showed up on Ebay being sold by a British dealer. 

The piece, titled Daphne (see it here), represents the nymph Daphne, the daughter of the river god Peneus. 
Through the malice of Eros, Apollo the god was seized with love for the maiden. But she abhorred the thought of loving men. Her delight was in woodland sports and the spoils of the chase. Many lovers sought her, but she spurned them all. Apollo chased her into a ravine and was about to ravish her. She called for help and a great Earth magic reached from under and turned her into a laurel tree, which subsequently became the tree of lovers and of victory. 
The drawing was done in 2000, and if my memory serves me right, it was sold to a lawyer in Charlottesville, Virginia. Thus I find it curious that it is now somewhere in Britain being offered on Ebay at a great price.