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September 14, 2011
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Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth by Procrust Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth by Procrust
After two previous sins – Wrath and Lust - my series of artworks “Seven Deadly Sins” are increased now by the third one - Sloth (lat. Acedia). The least dangerous and deadly ex facte. But I suppose I should remind someone, who thinks so, about criminal negligence leadind to unfortunate results and very often to the death of many people.
Anyway I find sloth a disgusting sin. That's why I used green and yellow colours here on this piece. As you see his clothes are transparent and fluid as glue - this is the substance of Sloth. Also he carries mandolin... hmm... to entertain himself... I don't know, I always associate laziness with medieval musicians and minstrels)

Hope you like it! The next sin... let it be a surprise!)

PS: Special thanks to Astrkv [link] for assistance and support!

Also you can see another sins

All together: [link]
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EsebeiDoran Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What is wrong with his eyes?
1980goldclick Jul 20, 2013
Is he dangerous in any way, shape, or form?
EDelAngel Sep 30, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Totally amazing. On a personal note, I don't like the fact that playing music is associated with lazziness, although that's not your fault. I guess people historically do not consider playing music as "real work". Even in stories like "The Three Little Pigs" and the one with the "Grasshopper and the Ant", the musicians are always portrayed as lazy.
StillWatersAreDeep Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the details, like the hairs on the legs. ^_^
Though I have to say that playing an instrument is in my opinion not a sign for sloth. I mean if you are playing then you are active, maybe even composing a new piece. But this is only my personal opinion of the symbol and has nothing to to with the art itself.
RBDeviant89 Jul 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great art!
RainbowMarimo Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think i see something written on a skull at the bottom. What does it say? i cant see. :/
Procrust Jan 14, 2012   Digital Artist
"ГОША" - that's how my friends call me ;)
RainbowMarimo Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh ok xD
Dok-aLeXa Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful, thoughtful portrayal of this degenerative sin with an excellent concept behind each aspect of the subject.
Brilliant work!
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