The Art of Melissa Mary Duncan
Original drawings and paintings of Witches, Trolls, Fairies, and characters out of Folklore, Myth and the imagination of Melissa Mary Duncan.
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Melissa Mary Duncan is an acclaimed Canadian fairy artist. Her work is highly detailed, rich with historic elements inspired by northern European fairy tales and mythology. This volume contains some of her most personal pieces together for the first time with interesting stories and anecdotes written by her frequent model and daughter, TobyAnne Stanley. Melissa was nominated for Best Artist in the prestigious Aurora Awards for this book.
A display of Prints and greeting cards by the artist Melissa Mary Duncan
A drawing of a Norwegian Christmas Troll by Melissa Mary Duncan. Very dangerous if encountered in real life approach with caution if at all.
Watercolour, "The Old Mother In The Wood" by Melissa Mary Duncan
Watercolour, based on the poem The Stolen Child by Canadian Artist Melissa Mary Duncan
A pencil drawing by Melissa Mary Duncan...The draft of Winter can be bitter but it is also true.
"Blodeuedd" A Pencil drawing By Melissa Mary Duncan. A woman fashioned from Oak, Broom and Meadow Sweet flowers to be the wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes. She is unfaithful and is turned into an owl for her treachery from the welsh cycle of Tales The Mabinogion
Water colour illustration,by Melissa Mary Duncan. A witch or maybe just a wannabe witch, I leave that for you to decide. ;)
"The Seer" a pencil drawing by Melissa Mary Duncan. A viking prophetess and her vision
"Now You See Me" A watercolour by Melisa Mary Duncan. Although we might wish to see a Fairy...that is not always , in fact most of the time in traditional folklore...is not a good thing.
"Pig's Ear" A watercolour by Melissa Mary Duncan... A word to the wise...This King of Elfland's nickname is Pig's Ear, but I would not call him that to his face if I were you
"The Haunting" A pencil drawing by Melissa Mary Duncan
"Shaking Out The Pixies" watercolour by Melissa Mary Duncan... those pesky wee folks get everywhere and sometimes you have no other option but to Shake them out and dance.!
Fairy painted in Watercolour by Melissa Mary Duncan, called "Out Of The Blue"
Pencil Drawing by Melissa Mary Duncan, called, "The Old Mountain Troll" It is said, by some story tellers, that the old ones can move about in the daylight.
Pencil Drawing by Melissa Mary Duncan called , "The Giant Who wakes Up Singing"
Water colour called , Autumn by Melissa Mary Duncan
Water colour called , "Distilling Spirits," by Canadian Artist Melissa Mary Duncan
First Fruits, a water colour by Melissa Mary Duncan shows nature clothed in the land and crowned with blossoms, fruits and berries of early summer.