Bastet

 

“The feline within draws out the fierceness and determination in her. She is focused. The gleam of her eye betraying the intensity of her desire. She isn’t quite ready to pounce and gobble you up just yet… Oh, but there is no denying she is a force to be reckoned with.” Bastet by Tanya Marie Reeves

 

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Bast or Bastet was one of the most powerful and renown Egyptian Goddesses of warfare. The only Goddess to be represented with the head of a domestic cat.

 

I created my Bastet in my own unique painting style with the intention of emphasising upon the fierceness and determination of the feline within the woman. I have used a much darker colour palette than accustomed as I really wanted to draw out the intensity of desire and focus within her bright green eyes. She isn’t quite ready to pounce and gobble you up just yet… but she is definitely a force to be re