October 2013. Seven Deadly Sins.
Assignment: Make 7 objects according to the seven deadly sins.
Lust: The snake. Representative of Adam & Eve. Eve’s lust for what was forbidden caused the lost of their innocence and subsequent curse to humanity. Also “trouser snakes”, haha.
Gluttony: The Witch’s hat. Representative of the witch from Hansel and Gretel. Need I say more?
Sloth: The cake. Representative of Marie Antoinette being rumored to say, when faced with the reality the peasants couldn’t afford bread, “then let them eat cake!”. Symbol of the French nobility enjoying luxury while the people suffered.
Wrath: The ship in the bottle. Representative of the tale of Odysseus, who evoked the wrath of Poseidon when he blinded Poseidon’s son. Poseidon made it very difficult for Odysseus to return home.
Envy: The magical staff. Representative of Morgause, commonly depicted as a sorceress in popular media, and her desire for the throne. [ x ]
Pride: The paper & ink bottle with brush. Representative of Xiahou Dun. Based on the story of Xiahou Dun having such pride in his life as a scholar that he killed a man for insulting his teacher.