guldentusks:

in the wee hours i made a couple passes at yesterday’s sketch_dailies- kelpie. they quickly devolved into varying ominous river serpenthorses…

guldentusks:

in the wee hours i made a couple passes at yesterday’s sketch_dailies- kelpie. they quickly devolved into varying ominous river serpenthorses…



by santiagocaruso:

Santiago Caruso : “Pan’s Labyrinth II" / Ink and scratching over paper /  24,5 x 34,5 cm / 2013

Unpublished cover of “Pan’s Labyrinth” a book by BFI Film Classics & Palgrave Macmillan. 



mythology-creatures:

Hippocamp: a hybrid sea creature found in Greek, Phoenician and Etruscan mythology, often called a “sea horse,” the beast has the front half of a horse and the coiling, scary back half of a fish. Poseidon, the Greek god of the seas, is often pictured riding across the waves in a chariot drawn by Hippocamps.

mythology-creatures:

Hippocamp: a hybrid sea creature found in Greek, Phoenician and Etruscan mythology, often called a “sea horse,” the beast has the front half of a horse and the coiling, scary back half of a fish. Poseidon, the Greek god of the seas, is often pictured riding across the waves in a chariot drawn by Hippocamps.



fleurdulys:

Echo and Narcissus (detail) - John William Waterhouse
1903

fleurdulys:

Echo and Narcissus (detail) - John William Waterhouse

1903



discardingimages:

CerberusÉvrart de Conty, Les Échecs amoureux, France 1496-1498.
BnF, Français 143, fol. 136v

discardingimages:

Cerberus

Évrart de Conty, Les Échecs amoureux, France 1496-1498.

BnF, Français 143, fol. 136v



hierarchical-aestheticism:

Medusa al centro dell’Egida di Atena, Ivan Theimer (1944)

hierarchical-aestheticism:

Medusa al centro dell’Egida di Atena, Ivan Theimer (1944)







fuckyeahpaganism:

"Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute", illustration to Richard Wagner’s The Ring

fuckyeahpaganism:

"Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute", illustration to Richard Wagner’s The Ring







themagicfarawayttree:

a Reine des Fées (The Queen of the Fairies). French postcard posted in 1904.

themagicfarawayttree:

a Reine des Fées (The Queen of the Fairies). French postcard posted in 1904.