in the wee hours i made a couple passes at yesterday’s sketch_dailies- kelpie. they quickly devolved into varying ominous river serpenthorses…
Santiago Caruso : “Pan’s Labyrinth II" / Ink and scratching over paper / 24,5 x 34,5 cm / 2013
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.
Echo and Narcissus (detail) - John William Waterhouse
Évrart de Conty, Les Échecs amoureux, France 1496-1498.
BnF, Français 143, fol. 136v
Medusa al centro dell’Egida di Atena, Ivan Theimer (1944)
"Brünnhilde is visited by her Valkyrie sister Waltraute", illustration to Richard Wagner’s The Ring
Paintings by Steven DaLuz
a Reine des Fées (The Queen of the Fairies). French postcard posted in 1904.
Weeds 3 by ~bridge-troll/Larry MacDougall