Olympias – The Sorceress

In Vox on November 12, 2009 at 10:37 pm

Olympias - The Sorceress

Alexia Sinclair uploaded this image to flickr, click the image and follow the link to the original page

Olympias – The Sorceress (376 BC – 316 BC) – Part of the Regal Twelve series.

Olympias was the wife of the Macedonian King Philip II and the mother of Alexander the Great. She was suspected of involvement in the assignation of her husband, amongst many others, to secure her son’s leadership. Wielding great influence within Macedonia, first during Alexander’s long battle campaigns, Olympias enjoyed periods as mistress of Macedonia.

Photographer: Alexia Sinclair

MUA/Body Painting: Leeby Sotherine & Sahra Bull

Model: Melissa Ambrosini (London)

Lighting: Key/Fill softboxes camera left & right respectively with 1 stop differentiation.

Retoucher/Post: Alexia Sinclair

© Alexia Sinclair

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