The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

Drawn by Joe HF for the Silhouette Saturday challenge. Part of the album Landscapes.


Just a little something I stumbled into drawing while testing the new Broadcast mode. The Colossus was a giant bronze statue erected in Rhodes, and said to stand astride the harbour entrance. A little bit of physics says that is highly unlikely, though, and it much more likely stood to one side of the entrance. It was still considered one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.

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This got me off on a tangent reading about the seven wonders of the ancient world. They're all so mysterious. —  magicalhobo
Awesome job. :) —  Unbreakable Wings
"There are all kinds of interesting questions that come from a knowledge of science, which only adds to the excitement and mystery and awe of a flower."
Richard Feynman
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