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Creatures and gods from myth.

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Marc Potts: Trolls, Goblins, Gnomes and a Pixy. for sale on Etsy! Woodland Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Art And Illustration, Illustrations, Fantasy Kunst, Fantasy Art, Elfen Fantasy, Dragons

Trolls, Goblins, Gnomes and a Pixy.... for sale on Etsy!

I have a number of 'mini original' character paintings for sale on Etsy at lowprices. There are a few goblins, a couple of trolls, two gnome...

Wandjina- Australian myth: rain and cloud spirits. they influenced the landscapes and inhabitants during the dreamtime or rain season. when they died, they painted their images on cave walls and then entered a nearby waterhole. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Aboriginal People, Aboriginal Art, Thing 1, Urban Legends, Gods And Goddesses, Creature Design

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Grugach- Irish myth: hairy, naked, broad shouldered, and hard working spirits that helped around the house. They are about tall and watch over cattle. Males are naked and shaggy while females are dressed in green with long golden hair. Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Irish Mythology, Legends And Myths, Supernatural Beings, Cryptozoology, Mythological Creatures, Gods And Goddesses, Fantastic Beasts

Grugach- Irish myth: hairy, naked, broad shouldered, and hard working spirits that helped around the house. They are about 4ft tall and watch over cattle. Males are naked and shaggy while females are dressed in green with long golden hair.

Makara - This creature from Hindu mythology is described as a mix of a mammal, crocodile and some kind of an arthropod. The bizarre look of the creature apparently represents a 'necessary chaos', and the creature will attack prey ranging from the size of Curious Creatures, Alien Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Creature Feature, Creature Design, Aliens, Myths & Monsters, Urban Legends

Forgotten Bestiary: Makara by clickclackcat on DeviantArt

This one got described to me as an alligator/crab/deer/fish. And I'm still thinkin' "wtf?" At least it's not as freaky looking as the Bur... Forgotten Bestiary: Makara

Hrökkáll- Icelandic myth: a dead and rotting eel that was reanimated by a wizard. It, and it's offspring, have sharp scales oh their sides. They use those to slice off appendages that they curl around. They also secret an acid that corrodes most things. Curious Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Cool Monsters, Sea Monsters, Mythological Creatures, High Fantasy, Fauna, Creature Design

Hrökkáll- Icelandic myth: a dead and rotting eel that was reanimated by a wizard. It, and it's offspring, have sharp scales oh their sides. They use those to slice off appendages that they curl around. They also secret an acid that corrodes most things.

Khodumodumo- African myth: a shapeless, gluttonous monster that swallows everything living it comes by. It gets larger and larger the more it swallows. It was killed by a hero named Senkatana when it got stuck in a narrow pass. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Call Of Cthulhu Rpg, African Mythology, Legends And Myths, Medieval World, Cryptozoology, Sea Monsters

Khodumodumo- African myth: a shapeless, gluttonous monster that swallows everything living it comes by. It gets larger and larger the more it swallows. It was killed by a hero named Senkatana when it got stuck in a narrow pass.

The mythical creature, Nuribotoke. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Weird Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Art, Creature Feature, Creature Design

Nuribotoke- Japanese myth: an animated corpse with darkened skin, dangling eyeballs, largely bloated stomachs and occasionally having a catfish's tail. They are believed to have revived due to poor care of the household shrine. It will act like a messenger of the Buddha but give out false prophecies to fool worshipers. It is also believed to dance often, more so during the demons' night parade

Abiku- African myth: the spirit of a dead child before he reached puberty. this spirit can also cause the death of children. African Mythology, World Mythology, Myths & Monsters, Famous Monsters, Magical Creatures, Beautiful Creatures, Fantasy Images, Fantasy Art, Fantasy Beasts

Abiku- African myth: the spirit of a dead child before he reached puberty. this spirit can also cause the death of children.

The Teugghia are fallen faeries, sent away from the fairy realm for committing a serious offense. They are wholly evil and divided in half, one half beautiful and the other elderly and ugly. These fallen faeries drink more than they eat. Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Beautiful Creatures, Creature Feature, Creature Design, Fantasy Literature, Mythological Creatures, Gods And Goddesses, Fantastic Beasts

Teugghia- Russian myth: a fallen fairy that was banished from the fairy realm for committing a serious crime. They are then cursed, being turned half beautiful and half ugly.

Ndzoodzoo- South African myth: the body and coloration similar to a quagga. It had one long thin horn that could curl up when not in use so it wouldn't get in the way. The horn, unlike other unicorns, did not cure disease. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, African Mythology, World Mythology, Creature Drawings, Legendary Creature, Cryptozoology, Creature Feature

Ndzoodzoo- South African myth: the body and coloration similar to a quagga. It had one long thin horn that could curl up when not in use so it wouldn't get in the way. The horn, unlike other unicorns, did not cure disease.

The Afanc (Welsh pronunciation: avank) is a lake monster from Welsh mythology. Its exact description varies; it is described variously as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf-like creature, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it. Alien Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, National Geographic Photography, Lake Monsters, Avatar World, Celtic Culture

The Afanc (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈavank], sometimes also called Addanc, [ˈaðank]) is a lake monster from Welsh mythology. Its exact description varies; it is described variously as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf-like creature, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake near Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature

Kishi- African myth: it had an attractive human face but the face of a hyena on… African Mythology, World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Classical Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, The Power Of Myth, Scary Dreams

Kishi- African myth: it had an attractive human face but the face of a hyena on the back of its head. It is said to smooth talk others but then eat them with the hyena face. The hyena face had long sharp teeth and jaws so strong they could not be pulled off of anything it bites.

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