I <3 Monsters! - Nicola L Robinson Illustration Billy Goats Gruff, Troll Bridge, Chilrens book illustration classic fairytales, Pen and Ink monsters

I love 3 Monsters! - Nicola L Robinson Illustration Billy Goats Gruff, Troll Bridge, Chilrens book illustration classic fairytales, Pen and Ink monsters

50 Stunningly Beautiful Geometric Patterns In Graphic Design – Design School

50 Stunningly Beautiful Geometric Patterns In Graphic Design

Kalevala: Folklore Illustrations by Jenni Saarenkyla, via Behance

Folklore Illustrations by Jenni Saarenkyla, via Behance - Monsters in the woods with glowing eyes

A troll is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian folklore. In origin, troll may have been a negative synonym for a jötunn (plural jötnar), a being in Norse mythology. In Old Norse sources, beings described as trolls dwell in isolated rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family units, and are rarely helpful to human beings.

Finding spirited presences in trees has long been part of woodland myth and folkore world wide. Here are other "tree people" images by some of my favorite mythic artists: Illustrations by Arthur Rackham From "The Land of Froud" by Brian.

Norwegian Folklore Visual by Good Morning , via Behance

Norwegian Folklore Visual by Good Morning , via Behance Reminds me of me :)

In English folklore, a boggart (or bogart) is a household spirit which causes mischief and things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame. Always malevolent, the boggart will follow its family wherever they flee. In Northern England, at least, there was the belief that the boggart should never be named, for when the boggart was given a name, it would not be reasoned with nor persuaded, but would become uncontrollable and destructive.

Boggart An English folklore creature known for its relentless mischief. Can be quite malicious. Pranks include turning milk sour, waking sleeping babies, frightening pets etc. They cannot be reasoned with and are difficult to be rid of.

Kelpie -- The Kelpie is a supernatural  water horse from Celtic folklore. They tend to be malevolent in nature. They are able to transform (usually into beautiful women) and lure victims into the water to drown them.

The Kelpie of Irish and Scottish lore. The kelpie will come to land as a beautiful horse, luring humans to it. Once a person gets on it's back, the kelpie races to the water, transforming to it's true water demon form, and drowns its victim.

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