Leda and the Swan: The Original Rape Myth > ink drawing: Leda's Evolution

sitting Leda, watercolor and swan with out stretched wings
What's This? VI
ink on Chinese paper
26 x 13.5"
2016

Repetition of a theme is device I use for exploring slight variations in mood and relationship of subjects. The Zeus swan is in a posture of dominance, Leda's facial expression is enigmatic. The use of color and brush strokes convey different feelings.