Mastic

18 Pistacia Lenticus WIP3

Mastic, said to have grown from the tears of the heart-broken god, Helios.

Colour illustration for Daimonic Essence by Dana Varahi, an ongoing project.

Main music while creating: Marillion – Real Tears For Sale

2 comments

    • Thank you! I really enjoyed painting the bark as it made a lot of sense of the connection with tears, the textures were actually very similar, and so turned out quite easy to combine. Given that it’s Helios I had to get the gold just right. Glad you like!

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