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

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

40 Frightening Monsters From Around The World

40 Frightening Monsters From Around The World [Infographic

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".

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

Dark Corner Bestiary - Wendigo

Said to be a canibalistic disease of the heart/mind in which the affected person consumes the lives of other humans and things with no regard for the natural balance of things… equated to greed and a deep fear.beware of the wendigo

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

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

Top ten elemental spirits in the Philippines

These are just a few of the terrifying myths, monsters, and ghouls from around the world.

Halloween scares from around the world in chilling infographic

What& the Halloween season without a few scary stories? Not much at all, if you ask me — which is why I was delighted to find UK-based costume retailer Morph Costume& latest infographic. Detailing 18 creepy urban legends from around the world, it&

Legends & Folklore inspiration by Romanian illustrator Aitch

Aitch - Legends & Folklore

Romanian illustrator Aitch takes inspiration from her travels to create these charming pattern rich artworks. The artist studied graphic design and then we

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

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