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Medusa's Saviour Resubmit by sakimichan Medusa's Saviour Resubmit by sakimichan
Feel free to use it as wallpaper : )

Sorry for the resubmit ^^, I had to correct a few things and I wanted to add some texture on it as well and I think 1 picture per day is enough XD I'm trying to stick to 1 pic a day for this week at least > .<

This painting is about medusa who meets a blind man who didn't mind her appearance, because of his kind heart he had to comfort her crys and so the story goes...

wipblog-> [link]

used: photoshop CS 4
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Wolfyxe Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I always love the idea of tragic/pitiful Medusa that was evil but secretly wanting to be good > < So yes, I Realllyy like this! The contrast with the light si really liberating : D
vonotto Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016
Athena turned Medusa into a gorgon cause medusa had sex in Athena's temple with Athena's brother Poseidon. Serves her right, that little whore.
xoachel Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016
correction she was raped on the temple steps as she was a shrine maiden there and Poseidon isn't her brother...
Zeus,Hera, Hestia ,Demeter, Hades, Poseidon are siblings where as Athena was Zeus and Hera's daughter all the gods are from incest as well as the titans hence why they all have so many issues and family drama XD

and last i checked being beautiful and getting raped doesn't make you a whore :l she earned more anger cause they compared her to the goddess on level of beauty and the fact the event was at her temple was her jealousy and getting back at them both though Poseidon got away with it but felt bad so helped in her death to rid her of the suffering as he couldn't remove the curse
vonotto Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
Right, right... She was a shrine maiden. I didn't know she was raped. I got myself carried away, I presume that every beautiful girl that doesn't give any is a bloody whore. Speaking of beauty, is that really you on your profile picture? You look amazing! But the pictures don't add up, you look different on the 2 other pictures ("being girly "and my "everyday wear"). ??? 
xoachel Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016
Request from a friend and the power of bad lighting and good lighting but same webcam used for them lol since then have lost weight and such but never took a more recent pic for my avatar. And yes that is me just wearing makeup and in a different room of my house lol, i tend to be more laid back and tshirts with shorts vs when i go out wearing lolita or retro pin up girl outfits so for me sewing and baking is "out of character" or girly to people who know me. As for the whore bit i was going off the original post saying she was when shrine maidens were virgins and stayed celibate to be pure enough for their patron god or goddess when she was a demigod herself with her 2 sisters yet was born mortal unlike them, they also got cursed just for being with their sister in her time of need
ichihime96 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015
I love this Piece so much! I love the story behind it! A blind man accepts Medusa and doesn't mind her appearance, amazing!
KittyHMommy Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this!!!
cullyferg2010 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015
Wasn't there an addendum to the myth that a blind man did meet her and loved her for her spirit trapped within the gorgon's body?  And this love caused the breaking of her curse that she returned to normal?  Would make a great story otherwise.
ThatOnePlayer56173 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2015  Student Artist
How Cool is This?!

Galaad-Spectre Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015
nice story, great artwork !
WOLFBLADE111 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice. :D
chubbyninja89 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
There needs to be a squeal of this made. Or someone should write a story or fanfiction inspired by it.
ASabrina Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015
I wish that had happened in some point of her life.
Beautiful work
spiderxand Featured By Owner May 30, 2015
This could be me. I'm, by definition, blind. I can't see six inches in front of me.
piccusia Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so touching artwork... love the idea a lot :love:
Laban81 Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Student
I like it
Edward-Smee Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is incredible.
Pseudowitch Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
This is the perfect irony. A woman whose appearance will turn any living creature into stone falls in love with a man who can not see. Love is truly blind. This would make a beautiful love story.
Well Done!
Izumii89 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
this is so beautifull... wallpaper on my pc now! XD great artist yo are ...yeah
Duesal10 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014
This is gorgeous, both in appearance and in concept. It actually put a lump in my throat.
vangelis1298 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
So beautiful.
shanokoranoko Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist
Fiolee4ever136 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Que cool esta me encanto, y mas porque adoro a medusa, es mi villana favorita de la mitologia griega
Silver-Zero Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
No matter how many times I look at this, it just pulls at my heart. 
LycanDrake2828 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
when I saw his staff my first thought was "he's blind!"     glad I got it right!
SonikaCreatives Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
THIS needs the whole written story! I would read it!!!!!!!!!!!!

Somebody please, write the story!!!
childxXofXxdarkness Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*Raises hand* I wanna do it!!! It's a lovely concept, and I always felt bad for Medusa and thought that she deserved some love... I can try to write it but I'll need some help... :)
SonikaCreatives Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
WRITE IT!!!!!Aaarrrg Aaarrrg Aaarrrg 

I will haunt you if you don't!!!!Another Onion Icon Another Onion Icon Another Onion Icon 
childxXofXxdarkness Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haunt me! I don't care! You seem awesome! Care to help me? Be my proofreader? Pleeeeeeaaaasssseeee?
SonikaCreatives Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014

Sure, I can be your proofreader ^_^

I'll haunt you with my proofreading skills :evillaugh::evillaugh::evillaugh:
childxXofXxdarkness Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
let the haunting commence! wooooooooooo! *kawaii ghost comes out of my computer* Nooooo, Samara!!!! 
The-Raven-Soul Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Let me know when you're done! :meow:
CookiesForLyf Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
Are you guys serious?! When this is done, let me know. I would so wanna read that.
childxXofXxdarkness Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't worry, someone actually asked me if they could help me with it and we are currently working out the story. :)

On my honor as a Stark of Winterfell, Hunter of Artemis and Child of Hades, I swear on the River Styx that at some point in my surprisingly uneventful life, I will get this done and sent it to all of you!!
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sthinley Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Student General Artist
me 2
firestar541 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is such a good storyline :) 
Alice-the-B-Rabbit Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist


WHAT THIS IS REALLY SIMILAR :icontuzkiflailplz:
Elf-Under-Cover Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
MeiCreepypasta Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I like this ending much more than the real one. After all, Medusa was hurt unjustly in her own story. It's only natural for her to become hateful, and now she gets the happy ending she deserves.
stinkymuffin Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This story……….is even better than her real ending. Just wow.
Athane Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a really nice idea considering Medusa was a victim in her own story.
gryffindorslion17 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
I just love the contrast. He is light and hope while she was cloaked in the darkness for a long time... 
AnnaRIART Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such a beautiful story =)  she deserved better than her fate.
molly798465 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student
The textures and value in this piece is amazing. Your take on what the serpents look like is remarkable too. 
siriusblack98 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aww I love the story to this! ^u^
Rhagrim Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome Clap  Great, heartwarming picture and nice story!
gsleonard Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
Medusa's story is so sad, I'm happy she finally has her happy ending.
sciomentia Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
I absolutely love this piece, especially because Medusa was supposed to be a beautiful priestess who got raped by Poseidon, and as punishment Athena turned her into the monster people are used to hearing about. I think she deserves a happy ending like this <3
dryan1982 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014
He's delivering a pizza, but she has no money-how will she pay for it???
this-is-a-paradox Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Student Artist
This is so interesting. I never thought to consider Medusa as a tortured person like she is portrayed here. I love her pose and her hands, her disbelief that someone has come to care for her. The background, of course is stunning. I love the light and dark contrast in this one!!! Especially how a little of Medusa's dark is around the man and a little of the man's light is under Medusa. Those snakes are so freaky! D : If I have one criticism, it's that Medusa looks a tad too pretty, considering her curse was supposed to make her ugly and horrifying. But maybe that's a point? The man can bring out the good in her perhaps. This is so meaningful, how he's blind and everything. How spectacular! And original.

I think one of my favorite things about your art style is how there aren't really many lines. It's like in real life, where everything is more a blend of colors than distinct outlines, you know? I love how you make things flow, like Medusa's dress and how their feet blend into the ground or their clothes. The ground, too! It all looks like icing to me. : )
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