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Idun, JOHAN EGERKRANS

Illustration from my book "Norse Gods"

The Snow Queen by Emily Balivet A blended path of Soul, PanENtheism, theistic Animism, Wild/earth-based Christianity, Christological Shamanism, Worldmaker, The Vivifier, Goddess and God, spirituality as poetic Cosmology, the holy dark, evolutionary creationism, "a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects" (-Thomas Berry), Christ the King of Hearts, all creatures are his beloved companions. Universal salvation. The Eternal World, World-Behind-the-World, World-to-Come. Syncretism.

Mythological Goddess Art

"The Snow Queen" An original painting by Emily Balivet. Acrylic on 11x14 canvas, 2012.

Cernunnos / The Winter King / Father Christmas

Merry Christmas and Blessed Yule

Art, love, peace and justice

Norwegian ChristmasDanish ChristmasChristmas ArtChristmas Holidays

Tomten Art | Fine Art America

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‘Bland Tomtar och Troll I’ / ‘Among Gnomes and Trolls I’ by John Bauer, published 1907.

‘Bland Tomtar och Troll I’ / ‘Among Gnomes and Trolls I’ by John Bauer, published 1907.

Swedish artist John Bauer's Yule goat.

Picturing Winter, a Solstice Celebration

“I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.” — Andrew …

Tomorrow is one of my favorite days of the year, December 13. This is the feast day of Sankta Lucia, the patron saint of Sweden.Until the Pope Gregory XII made the Gregorian calendar official in AD 1582, the winter solstice fell on December 13-Lucia’s feast day. Lucia (Lucy) was actually an Italian, she is celebrated

Sankta Lucia: The Survival of a Nordic Sun Goddess

In Pre-Christian Scandinavia, the sun was represented as a solar goddess-Sol or Sunna. She is the sister of the moon and drives the chariot of the sun across the sky every day.

"la gente, de la tribu de la diosa Danu"), también conocido por el nombre anterior Tuath Dé ("tribu de los dioses"), son una raza de gente sobrenaturalmente-dotados en la mitología irlandesa. Se cree que representan las principales deidades del precristiano Irlanda gaélica.

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"la gente, de la tribu de la diosa Danu"), también conocido por el nombre anterior Tuath Dé ("tribu de los dioses"), son una raza de gente sobrenaturalmente-dotados en la mitología irlandesa. Se cree que representan las principales deidades del precristiano Irlanda gaélica.

Trolls - From Ancient to Modern - Mystic Files

Trolls - From Ancient to Modern

Back in the day... Trolls can be first see in Norse folklore, focused mainly in the early Scandinavian countries that the Vikings had total control over—such

John Bauer - The Princess and the Troll

John Bauer - part 7

John Bauer Self-Portrait John Albert Bauer (1882 – 1918) was a Swedish painter and illustrator. His work is concerned with landscape and mythology, but he also composed portraits. He is best known for his illustrations of early editions of Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls), an anthology of Swedish folklore and fairy tales. For more information on John Bauer see part 1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 6 also. This is part 7 of a 7-part post on the works of John Bauer…

The Princess in the Forest

The Princess in the Forest Poster

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John Bauer & Scandinavian troll lore - this links to a great article!  #trollart #scandistyle #johnbauerart

John Bauer – grandfather of scandinavian trolls

John Bauer is a master painter of dreamlike images picturing dark, earthy forests, inhabited by trolls, gnomes, merpeople and other cratures of Swedish Folklore. They are small, meticuolo…

The Pagan Origins of the Yule Goat | Julia Penelope

the pagan origins of the yule goat

In Sweden, the Julbock, is a goat that delivers presents alongside the Jultomte on Christmas night. As with most folklore, the origins of this tradition lie within pre-Christian Scandinavian spiritual practices.

The Boy Who Was Never Afraid - John Bauer

The Boy Who Was Never Afraid - John Bauer Canvas Print

Art just feels more arty when it's on canvas,Custom hand-stretched for your order,Vibrant colors on gallery-grade canvas,Semi-gloss coating protects against moisture and UV light,Printed image wraps approximately 1/4 inch (6mm) over the edges; the sides are white,Hanging hardware included for both portrait and landscape orientations

Princess Tuvstarr in the Field ~ John Bauer, Fairy Tale Art~Cross Stitch Pattern #StoneyKnobFarmHeirlooms #Frame

Princess Tuvstarr in Flowers ~ John Bauer, Fairy Tales ~DIY Cross Stitch Pattern | eBay

Princess Tuvstarr in the Field ~ John Bauer, Fairy Tale Art~Cross Stitch Pattern #StoneyKnobFarmHeirlooms #Frame