Fine Art oil painting by ZS Liang

It is observed that in any great endeavor, it is not enough for a person to depend solely on himself. —Native American Lakota Proverb [Lakota Chief, by Z.

Violeta Parra - 1957 - El folklore de Chile. Canto y Guitarra.

Violeta Parra - 1957 - El folklore de Chile. Canto y Guitarra.

El Folklore Infantil ツ.

El Folklore Infantil ツ.

Bakemono Zukushi - Japanese monsters (4)

Bakemono Zukushi – Japanese monsters from the Edo period

The Bakemono Zukushi handscroll, painted in the Edo period century) by an unknown artist, depicts 24 traditional monsters that once used to spook the people of Japan. Sara-hebi (shown here) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman.

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

Kelpie

The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. Very Interesting "creature." Look it up on Wiki at Kelpie horse.

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SHINIGAMI [noun] a “death god” or “death spirit” - an entity in Japanese folklore that is responsible for seeing that a person dies at their appointed time and then guiding their spirit to be judged in the afterlife.

Duduá: La gorra de Montehermoso, el folklore más kitsch

Duduá: La gorra de Montehermoso, el folklore más kitsch

Inspired by naturalistic illustrations, oriental textile patterns, naive art, legends and folklore, Aitch creates colorful watercolor illustrations on paper, intricate beasts with bodies composed of birds, wolves, snakes, flowers, all evoking fantastical scenes of splendor and malice.

Top 10 Watercolor Paintings

Naturalistic illustration with oriental textile patterns, naive art, legends and folklore watercolor by Aitch Heliana.

Vibrant images with a distinctive blend of stylistic influences are the modus operandi of Moscow-based photographer Andrey Yakovlev and art director Lili Aleeva (a duo known simply as Yakovlev and Aleeva). Placing an emphasis on feminine beauty and glamour, the creative husband-wife pair has created a photo series placing their subjects in traditional Slavic garb to create a collection of intense visuals. Dramatic and enticing, the duo are experts in forming memorable photographs by…

Vibrant Photos Pay Homage to Slavic Folklore through High-Fashion Portraits

Vibrant images filled with electric series of Slavic folklore is a colorful photography mix that comes from Moscow artistic direction study of Yakovlev & Aleeva.

The art of Takato Yamamoto has a beautiful, yet horrifying take on ukiyo-e. This one, titled "Night of the Scarlet Moon" is fairly tame compared to some of the rest. The original was sold for 9000 dollars.

by Takato Yamamoto "Night of the Scarlet Moon" A pretty common theme in Japanese folklore

Trolls: Perhaps most abundant are the stories about the race of trolls (Danish: trolde, Swedish/Norwegian: troll). Trolls come in many different shapes and forms, and are generally not fair to behold, as they can have as many as nine heads. Trolls live throughout the land, dwelling in mountains, under bridges, and at the bottom of lakes (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandinavian_folklore).

Trolls: Perhaps most abundant are the stories about the race of trolls (Danish…

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