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St Agatha by AHussein

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first of the series :3 ill keep uploading this until there are three saints in the same canvas <3 hope you like.

Border by ~Tigers-stock

I would like to quote ~FlameTwirler in order to inform a little bit about the saint and image for those who are a bit lost about the breasts on the chalice:

"Story of St. Agatha! (Because I was kinda lost too and had to look it up, so I may as well share.) It was one of the tortures she supposedly underwent - her breasts were cut off. Story is that she'd sworn her virginity to God, but a Roman statesman who'd pursued her was rejected by her and didn't take to it too well.

He sent her to a brothel first, then started the torture when that didn't make her fold. First this happened, and she was healed by a vision of Saint Peter. Then he had her rolled naked on a bed of live coals but an earthquake came and toppled a wall onto him, ending the party. She later died in jail. But I think she's actually been adopted recently as the patron saint of breast cancer because of the tie."
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Mortiscia Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Well done! =)
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AgataThinkyborsky Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Expressive one. I'm Agatha so I'm personally connected with this one :bow:
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obsessedkitten Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
This is so good :D
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
aww thankyou very much :D :hug:
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Shamusu Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice, I really like the concept !
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
thankyou shamuu :hug::heart:
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LeeJiHae Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Student
awesome *-*
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
*U* <3
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Kieve-KRS Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
How very interesting!
Love the electric light/storm halo, very cool. Tits on a chalice though... a little weird for me, not sure I get that one. :O_o:
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011  Professional General Artist
it's a saint, she was tortured and got her breasts torn off. i assume you weren't familiar with the story xD imi very glad you liked the halo dear :3
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FlameTwirler Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2011
Story of St. Agatha! (Because I was kinda lost too and had to look it up, so I may as well share. My family's half-Catholic/half-Protestant, but I'm not from the Catholic side so I have no clue when it comes to Saints and such.)

It was one of the tortures she supposedly underwent - her breasts were cut off. Story is that she'd sworn her virginity to God, but a Roman statesman who'd pursued her was rejected by her and didn't take to it too well. He sent her to a brothel first, then started the torture when that didn't make her fold. First this happened, and she was healed by a vision of Saint Peter. Then he had her rolled naked on a bed of live coals but an earthquake came and toppled a wall onto him, ending the party. She later died in jail.

And we talk about the fury of a scorned woman! I still just marvel at the sick twistings of the minds of people who think up these tortures. Cutting off a woman's breasts? Really? Urgh. But I think she's actually been adopted recently as the patron saint of breast cancer because of the tie.
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011  Professional General Artist
thankyou very much FlameTwirler :D if you donīt mind i will quote you on this in my artistīs comment very good summary of the story :hug::heart:
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KieranMorris Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thats awesome and i love the iced buns on the plate :)

Seriously tho great work.
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
ppfff iced buns ahahaha youre awesome <3
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RaisloverSakura Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful Koa!
So very beautiful! I love thr hair and it's use as the blindfold. I also adore the detail on the dish/platter she has.
Lovely lovely work!! :heart:
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Abakuu Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I do <3
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AHussein Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
abakuuuu <3 :heart::heart:
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