This is a painting I started out in Sketchfest, and for once turned into a finished painting. I was trialling new paper and wanted to have a crack at gilding. A Nixie is kind of like a mermaid, being a female water spirit, though she tends to be linked with springs and lakes rather than the ocean. They also can have wings or a serpent tail. I kind of leave it up to your imagination
Garkun is the fifth painting in a series of character portraits (Includes Vik, Anahit, Lada & Zabava). He’s a forest boy, having seen many horrors of war, he’s taken to scavenging the forest and battlefields, always followed by a shadowy forest spirit). A watercolour ACEO painting, plus sketch and colour concept.
A bit of an experimental piece, sketched during a lunch break, and painted with a lot of wet into wet. She started out titled ‘petal’ and became Persephone, goddess of spring and flowers. Watercolours & gouache on Arches Cold press 140 lb. 2.5 x 3.5 inch. Available for sale on Etsy. http://www.etsy.com/listing/81684542/aceo-atc-persephone-original-painting-25
This is an ACEO painting of the Goddess Freya (also spelled Freyja). She was a Norse goddess of love and fertility, was often cloaked in a cape of feathers and wore a golden necklace. Her rune Fehu or Fortune is painted in the corner in gold gouache paint.