Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus]

Media: Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
Detail shots below artwork

Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
 
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  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Dhalion
    Dhalion, the flying scout of the gods, oversees the ascent of Psyche
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Left Wing
    Detail of the left wing of Eros [Roman: Cupid]
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Eros Lifts Psyche
    Eros [Roman: Cupid] lifts the mortal Psyche to Mount Olympus to drink of ambrosia and become an immortal god
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Psyche is Crowned
    Psyche receives a golden laurel wreath as she become the bride of Eros [Roman: Cupid]
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Psyche is Crowned (detail)
    Close-up of the laurel wreath being place upon Psyche's head
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Heavenly Clouds
    Clouds surrounding Mount Olympus
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Head of Eros
    Close-up of the head of Eros [Roman: Cupid] as he stares at his bride-to-be Psyche
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Psyche
    Detail of Psyche as she is raised to the heavens by her lover Eros [Roman: Cupid]
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Eros' Right Wing
    Detail of the fully extended right wing of Eros [Roman: Cupid]
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaidens
    The Handmaidens of Psyche as they hover and circle about their new mistress
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaidens (detail)
    Close-up of two handmaidens to Psyche in the bottom left corner
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaidens (detail 2)
    Detail of the one handmaiden as she circles downward and around the loving couple
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaidens (detail 2)
    Close up of the left arm of one handmaiden as she points to Dhalion, the scout for the gods
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaidens (detail 3)
    The one handmaiden raises the small finger on her right hand to indicate the mortal Psyche is shortly to be a royal member to the congregation of Olympian gods
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Eros
    Detail of the god Eros [Roman: Cupid] with is right wing extended as he lifts Psyche towards the heavens
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Arms and Legs
    Detail of Eros's legs and feet with the arms of the downward circling handmaiden
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaiden Hands
    Close-up of the hands of the downward circling handmaiden
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Eros' Left Foot
    Close-up of Eros's left foot as it rests upon his right calve
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Handmaiden's Foot
    Extended foot of the downward circling handmaiden
  • Eros and Psyche [Psyche Ascends to Olympus] by Tom Mallon - Eros's Right Foot
    Detail of Eros's right foot
 
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