I had been meaning to submit this for awhile... and I totally forgot - sorry!
One of the companion illustrations to: [link]
My interpretation of Baba Yaga for my MFA at SCAD. The ravens represent her command over the changing of time, and her swollen belly is representative of how she is Mother of Life and Mother of Death. There are many symbols of Baba Yaga as a bird, which is why she is spouting feathers
Art (c) Erin McManness 2012
Graphite, watercolour, charcoal
I don't know how many hours... lots haha.