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Medusa
Medusa -colored-
Uploaded: 18 July 2007
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Ugh... this is why I don't color on oekaki.  ><"  It takes entirely waaaay too long
and it never comes out how I want it to. D:  Ah well, this is my version of Medusa. 
It's a bit different than the stereotypical image of her, eh? 
 
-taken from Wikipedia-

While ancient Greek vase-painters and relief carvers imagined Medusa and her sisters
as beings born of monstrous form, sculptors and vase-painters of the fifth century
began to envisage her as a being beautiful as well as terrifying. In an ode written
in 490 BCE Pindar already speaks of "fair-cheeked Medusa".[2] In a late version of
the Medusa myth, related by the Roman poet Ovid (Metamorphoses 4.770), Medusa was
originally a beautiful nymph, "the jealous aspiration of many suitors," but when she
was raped by Poseidon in Athena's temple, the goddess transformed her beautiful hair
to serpents and she made her face so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it
would turn a man to stone.

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‹Northern Italy♥› says:   18 July 2007   342657  
I love the color on it, and it is very kawaii
 
‹Punk_Wanna-Be_Thug_Perpetrator› says:   18 July 2007   948174  
WOW THIS IS SO GREAT this is your best EVER
 
kiwily says:   18 July 2007   774752  
-le gasp-

wow that is amazing
lilblueangel says:   18 July 2007   831147  
It's very beautiful 
love the shading!
oresama whispers:   18 July 2007   754538  
So pretty~~!  @0@
Gwaah~, I want to make a manga based off Medusa's story now~.  ;w; 
 
i_love_kitties says:   18 July 2007   333846  
:O Omg. That's the "shiz".
I love how you colored. :]
 
nirrum says:   18 July 2007   568263  
You win.
End of story.

<333
 
‹<3Fox Of Death<3› says:   18 July 2007   917287  
wow that is really good and i love the colors in it
 
I_wonder_Y says:   18 July 2007   594285  
OMG!

there is nothing wrong with the way you colored it!
i luv it!

- kidnaps -
Nunc says:   18 July 2007   225899  
This is awesome. ;__; <33
 
‹Puppeh.› says:   18 July 2007   128522  
Soooooo neatly colored ~!@.@ 
I can't even color something like that,that well~~;_____________;
<333333333 ;_________________;

I admire you so well ;___; 
 
moshimoshi_katie wonders:   18 July 2007   533497  
-Dies- too gorgeous!!!
‹kaylee<3› says:   18 July 2007   749396  
*mouth drops like a cartoon* WOW!
 
Ciel_Kitty says:   18 July 2007   915441  
amazing! i love how her eye looks 8D
 
Shiina_kun says:   19 July 2007   677475  
Thank you all for the comments! ^^ <3
Emo_Punk_Girl says:   19 July 2007   497734  
maybe it didn't come out the way you wanted exactly, but I still
think you should color you oekakis. They're the best on the site and
it looks even better colored. Make one of me sometime, mkay?
MMORPG_Maker_To_Be_ says:   19 July 2007   662868  
i like the oekaki but u shouldn't make eye contact with a real
medusa. u'll be petrefied
Shiina_kun says:   19 July 2007   879648  
Emo_Punk_Girl:  ^^;  Thanks for the compliment, but I don't think my
oekakis are the best on the site.  I've seen some that are WAAAY
better than my sketches.  

MMORPG_Maker_To_Be_:  Thank you. ^^ Actually, now there are a lot of
people  who are saying that they translated the story wrong and that
it wasn't actually Medusa who petrified people, but a mask that she
wore.  I found that kind of interesting.
Glittz says:   19 July 2007   586781  
okay i am speechless. this is great!
‹{{♥Gelikerz♥}}› says:   19 July 2007   371119  
wow! thats really good! you rock!
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darkoekaki says:   20 July 2007   938246  
This is truly an amazing work of art.
 
‹{{♥Gelikerz♥}}› says:   21 July 2007   572739  
[awesomeness]
 
emo_kiddeh13 says:   21 July 2007   531269  
thats one good looking medusa :3 its gewd
‹{{♥Gelikerz♥}}› says:   21 July 2007   618683  
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket i
alwayz thought medusa was ugly... i guess i was wrong...
 
‹{{♥Gelikerz♥}}› says:   21 July 2007   126616  
awesomeness
 
Jelly says:   21 July 2007   585383  
Awesome coloring job!!
Annabell says:   21 July 2007   662195  
That looks so good ur really good at drawing Oekakis
Kanojo says:   21 July 2007   425954  
wow thats really awsome!
jamierenee says:   21 July 2007   633654  
Whoa!This is very cool.Great drawing
StrawBerryLoli says:   21 July 2007   524323  
..Poseidon Raped Medusa? THE POOR DEAR! D=
WELLLLL, I like this =3
featherlightdreamz says:   22 July 2007   867411  
wow, i also always thought that medusa was an ugly old hag....guess i
was wrong!!

great job, it came out really, really good!

yay you!
Shiina_kun says:   22 July 2007   649769  
Thanks for the comments!  :D

Loli:  Yeah, he did. DDDD:
toastyXXy says:   22 July 2007   654538  
thats really good
pcrazy says:   22 July 2007   692219  
thats really beautiful!!!!!!
pooh_baby says:   22 July 2007   232872  
this pic is so cute u can reall y draw god............u have a talent
hotty2k says:   22 July 2007   794128  
just ALSOME
hippie_chick says:   22 July 2007   821819  
awesome!!
‹*Expired*› wonders:   23 July 2007   984316  
wow.how do u do that?:-o
 
kanna_lily says:   23 July 2007   355357  
omg that is sooooooo good!how do u do that??
music_rocks says:   23 July 2007   131538  
i found out that she was really beutiful intil she somehow displeased
the greek gods. they turned her so ugly that she would turn anyone who
gazed in her eyes to stone. (she WAS kinda ugly.u make her look
good)
Kisame32 says:   23 July 2007   146148  
sweet that pic is so sick it rules
‹DasAtem› says:   23 July 2007   354476  
i think that even though it takes a long time to colour it, it is
definitly worth it ! you should colour alot more of your oekakis !
 
death_on_two_legs says:   23 July 2007   231152  
whoa thats good! the lips are a bit much, though.
sixfirebodies says:   24 July 2007   762168  
how wonderful! i really love the eyes!
horsemad111 says:   25 July 2007   175445  
wow love it its brill and i love the story about how she turned that
way but i thought it was beacuse a man loved her but she was vain and
dint love him back so he went to a  whitch but she said that she loved
the man but the man said he loved madusa so she got mad and ented of
making a posion to make her fall im love with the man the whitch made
a poion that would turn madosa into a ungly monster but i think i
might be think ing of another greek mathology monster lol but i love
it
just_being_me says:   25 July 2007   633826  
pretty!
kyoko_chan says:   1 August 2007   149411  
cool...i like to think of her as this more than the other terrifying
picture you usually hear of her---maybe the men all turn to stone
cause of her immense hate on her face---not cause she
looked...---haha- just how i think--
hhallh13 says:   12 August 2007   644699  
i love this how the hair flows into a snake its so pretty!
 
Choasprincess436 says:   4 September 2007   251754  
T_T WHY CAN"T I DO SHADING LIKE THAT!!??

Anyways,You are super good!No not good!Awesomly awesome!
Shiina_kun says:   17 September 2007   371258  
Thanks for all the comments guys! :D
DreamerChix says:   20 September 2007   544755  
that is awesome!!!!!*kidnapps*
Ahiru says:   14 December 2007   565487  
.. was Madusa raped? D:
Mizu_Tsuki says:   22 December 2007   691542  
YAY FOR MYTHOLOGYYYYYYYYY! -shot- I love it!
missreemy says:   27 March 2008   726431  
ur drwing 's' awsum jus lyk u
elkciP says:   7 August 2008   935798  
OMG thats way too GOOD, No beyond that
wolfgirl2_0 says:   29 November 2008   888329  
That B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! OH MY GOODNESS! -kidnaps a million times-
ThE_dEvIlS_kId_ says:   30 November 2008   145447  
beautiful!
 
Sweagen says:   30 November 2008   851563  
Looks to me like it turned out amazing..
That's a really beautiful picture of medusa...I didn't turn to stone
though.
Amazing job on the colouring, the colours make her up perfectly, and
it seems like you have all the textures right.
What can I say? You did an amazing job representing Medusa in this
pic.
 
‹hilare`› says:   4 April 2009   135448  
woahh... i wish i could draw like that
 
babygurllol says:   5 April 2009   384474  
sweet
 
‹H.T.T.M.G.› writes :   5 April 2009   149497  
Although it doesn;t come out as you expect, it'sstill is very good.
I like it and besides, it's Medusa.
 
 
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