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Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore these creatures have a likely origin of the Jotner in Norse mythology. Jotner were most damaging to the Norse gods , but sometimes benefit

wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures: Nøkken, Valemon, and Draugen by Theodor Kittelsen Dragon, Huldra, Trolls, Elves, (first picture), by John Bauer Fossegrimen by...

A huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".

Kelpie -- The Kelpie is a supernatural  water horse from Celtic folklore. They tend to be malevolent in nature. They are able to transform (usually into beautiful women) and lure victims into the water to drown them.

The Kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland - water guardians?

When you think about winter, what do you imagine? Maybe you imagine the roads, or shoveling snow, or being cold – boring things that remind you of how troublesome winter can be.

A few myths and legends about winter - from ancient mythology to modern folktales

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

This is an A4 (29.7 x 21 cm) inkjet print of my original Jackalopes of the World illustration, from my Jackalopia zine. The Jackalopia zine explores the many different species of jackalope that have adapted to live in different climates all around the world, from the savannah to the Arctic tundra! The jackalope is a mythical creature from North American folklore, traditionally described as a jackrabbit with antlers. This inspired me to create lots of different kinds of jackalope that might…

This is an x 21 cm) inkjet print of my original Jackalopes of the World illustration, from my Jackalopia zine. The Jackalopia zine explores the many different species of jackalope that have adapted to live in different climates all around the wor

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

Werewolf Legends [Infographic]

For thousands of years, people have been obsessed with the shapeshifter. The idea of humans who could change into animals at will has been toyed with in all sor

baba yaga, baba jaga, slavic mythology, illustration.  check out my facebook                ( facebook.com/lucasstaniecart ) for more like this!

baba yaga has said if the kids act good then they shouldn't have a problem but if they are being bad baba yaga comes takes them away and get the children takes home to work

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Polish Folklore Beauties

Polish Artists Recreate Traditional Slavic Wreaths as Gorgeous Floral Headdresses - My Modern Met - Ula Kóska - flower power

In Norse mythology dragons are called or worm or Lindorm. In the legend of Sigurd Fåvne is an evil dragon that spews poison. Sigurd must use both stealth and strength to defeat it and win treasure and the virgin as the dragon guarding. In Norse mythology the dragon Nidhogg is gnawing on the world tree Yggdrasil roots.

wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures…

Elemental spirits of the Philippines | Mythical Creatures, Fantasy, Art

Top ten elemental spirits in the Philippines