charcoal on toned watercolor paper
12" x 10.5"


  1. Anonymous9:58 AM

    Do you ever look at tarot art? The Strength card often depicts a woman who has "subdued" or made friends with a lion.

    Lovely work Ester, as always.

  2. Thanks Jade
    I don't know a whole lot about the tarot cards, but I've seen some that are really interesting. That idea of taming the lion makes a lot of sense with this piece. This piece is after a sculpture by Heinrich Dannecker: "Ariadne on the Panther". My favorite set for tarot is here:

  3. Where do artists find all these n*ked people, and how come they don't have those awkward expressions that the rest of us make when somebody sees us in the buff? ...I'm just thinkin' ;-)

  4. Ester, this is the best one yet! Lighting on this piece is amazing.

  5. Wowzer! This is just A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. It definitely got a double-take from me. So three dimensional!


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