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The Hunger of King Midas by EranFolio The Hunger of King Midas by EranFolio
"So Midas, king of Lydia, swelled at first with pride when he found he could transform everything he touched to gold; but when he beheld his food grow rigid and his drink harden into golden ice then he understood that this gift was a bane and in his loathing for gold, cursed his prayer..."
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kismetrose Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Wonderful interpretation!
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I-am-the-wanderer Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017
One of my favorite hubris stories. Great interpretation.
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Fhanel Featured By Owner Edited Mar 27, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Great metaphor
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SnailPropulsionLabs Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017
If you manage to survive somehow, the worst part would be not being able to wipe after bowel movements...
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Lode223 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017
Wow, this is really powerful, amazing piece of work :o
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makbluzy2288 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
This is so cool! Before I read the description I thought this was a monster version of trump or something lol
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Finn-The-FishBowl Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is his final form!!!
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Earlinwe Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Nooo, I'm pretty sure his pretty face and haircut are merely a coincidence :)
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draculabiscuit Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic! Love the imagery in this! So great~ 
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Diivon Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
With that power someone could raise enough money to built a wall.

btw great work!
I love how you used the pigeon (peace) to show that greed/ money/ economy kills it.
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EranFolio Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
;)
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Forestfire2 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student General Artist
He looks a little like Donald Trump! X,D

The detail is awesome, fantastic job C:
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EranFolio Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
He does, doesn't he? ;)
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Forestfire2 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student General Artist
xD
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7Bugs Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017
Smile 
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DinowCookie Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so gross and wonderful looking at the same time +fav 
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