Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Travel booking site Venere made a spirited attempt to display just some of the mythological monsters of the world on an infographic. My first impressions were all positive.

Know the monsters of Earth [infographic]

Sara Fanelli - Mythological Monsters book / The Harpies -- Collage style work. Interesting perspective on people/bird. How are the people in the story viewed? Are they seen from a distorted perspective?

Sara Fanelli - Mythological Monsters book / The Harpies -- Collage style work. Interesting perspective on people/bird. How are the people in the story viewed? Are they seen from a distorted perspective?

The Wendigo: malevolent and cannibalistic creatures. Human beings will transform into Wendigos if they perform cannibalism. Once transformed, the individual will become violent and obsessed with eating human flesh. These monsters are the embodiments of gluttony, greed, and excess. They have been classified as giants and upon transformation the human will grow considerably in size. They populate rural and highly forested, mountainous regions.

I've seen dozens of depictions of the mythical Wendigo, but this is the visual inspiration I used when writing the Last Wendigo in 'Alice Will.

Nordic folklore

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

Sara Fanelli - Mythological Monsters book / Medusa Leggi "Fare Fuori La Medusa" il blomanzo di Ben Apfel su farefuorilamedusa.com #medusa

Sara Fanelli, Medusa - Mythological Monsters -- This image has various interesting parts, the use of visual texture in the face, to the snakes on her head with more drawn detail.

Learn The ABCs With Some Mythological Monsters

Learn The ABCs With Some Mythological Monsters

Concept artist Nathaniel Anderson has illustrated a really cool graphic called Bestiary Alphabetum, which puts together a mythological creature with a corresponding letter of the alphabet.

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What Mythological Creature Are You?

I got: Phoenix! Which Greek Mythological Creature Are You?You've got a bit of a fiery side, but just like the Phoenix, you will always rise out of your ashes. You're unique and very strong and able to bounce back from anything.

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