Persephone and the Pomegranate

December 14th, 2021 Posted In: Art

I’m taking part in the fantastic online course Illustrating Nature: A Creative Exploration by Laura McKendry on Domestika. The course is full of interesting, entertaining and productive activities that have really helped me get back in drawing and painting!

Here’s one example from an exercise on drawing from life. Drawing a pomegranate in the depths of winter, when it really does feel like Demeter is in mourning feels very apt.