Illumia

From the website:

KATHMANDU.- A Nepalese devotee pays obeisance by pouring cow’s milk over a golden statue of the Hindu snake god known as ‘Nag’ at Nagpokhari in Kathmandu on August 11, 2013. The Hindu festival Nag-Panchami is observed during the monsoon and sees prayers and tributes to snakes. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA.

A monument for those who died during the witch hunts…wether you think witches actually lived in that time or not, a lot of people suffered then.
http://www.dw.de/arctic-witch-hunt-at-the-gates-of-hell/a-16922334?goback=.gde_3494500_member_264009575#%21

A monument for those who died during the witch hunts…wether you think witches actually lived in that time or not, a lot of people suffered then.

http://www.dw.de/arctic-witch-hunt-at-the-gates-of-hell/a-16922334?goback=.gde_3494500_member_264009575#%21

erikkwakkel:

Medieval smiley face
This is a true feel-good doodle, drawn by a medieval reader and found in the lower margin of a 13th-century page. The surprisingly modern-looking smiley face is wearing glasses and seems to float towards the text in a balloon, quite content. This little scene made my day.
Pic: Conches, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 7 (main text 13th century, doodle 14th or 15th century). More medieval doodles in this Tumblr.

erikkwakkel:

Medieval smiley face

This is a true feel-good doodle, drawn by a medieval reader and found in the lower margin of a 13th-century page. The surprisingly modern-looking smiley face is wearing glasses and seems to float towards the text in a balloon, quite content. This little scene made my day.

Pic: Conches, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 7 (main text 13th century, doodle 14th or 15th century). More medieval doodles in this Tumblr.

Forest Spirit
31 x 31 cm
watercolors and pencils on paper
More information: http://www.illumia-art.nl/forestspirit.html

Forest Spirit

31 x 31 cm

watercolors and pencils on paper

More information: http://www.illumia-art.nl/forestspirit.html

A very original way of mending medieval manuscripts! As seen in the Uppsala Univeristy Library:
http://www.ub.uu.se/en/Just-now/Projects/Completed-projects/A-medieval-book-mended-with-silk-thread/

A very original way of mending medieval manuscripts! As seen in the Uppsala Univeristy Library:

http://www.ub.uu.se/en/Just-now/Projects/Completed-projects/A-medieval-book-mended-with-silk-thread/

Pagan greeting cards! One for each seasonal feast. Midsummer/Litha will be here in a few weeks, so send some to your friends.
Each original is A5, black and red ink on paper. Cards are also A5-size and can be bought per card or per pack of 5 or 8 cards. For more information check:
http://www.illumia-art.nl/pagancards.html

Pagan greeting cards! One for each seasonal feast. Midsummer/Litha will be here in a few weeks, so send some to your friends.

Each original is A5, black and red ink on paper. Cards are also A5-size and can be bought per card or per pack of 5 or 8 cards. For more information check:

http://www.illumia-art.nl/pagancards.html

theperfectfish:

Oh hai tumblr. It’s been a while since we talked. Remember that bookstore I co-owned? I own it now. All of it. Mwahahaha.

*ahem* Sorry.

Anyway, what I’m really here to tell you is that I’m running a special deal in honor of the new Neil Gaiman book release on June 18th. I…

You know that June 18th is also the birthday of my dog Guus? This is a special day indeed.

"Extravaganza"
watercolor on paper
41 x 31 cm.

"Extravaganza"

watercolor on paper

41 x 31 cm.

For all the pagan minded people (I know you’re out there!) I’m in the progress of making pagan greeting cards for the seasonal feasts…something nice and neat to send to your friends, to celebrate together. I’m planning to have them finished next month and I’ll put them on my website then - just in time for midsummer! Pre-ordering is possible - just send an e-mail with your request to info@illumia-art.nl

For all the pagan minded people (I know you’re out there!) I’m in the progress of making pagan greeting cards for the seasonal feasts…something nice and neat to send to your friends, to celebrate together. I’m planning to have them finished next month and I’ll put them on my website then - just in time for midsummer! Pre-ordering is possible - just send an e-mail with your request to info@illumia-art.nl

freckledfaery:

Tea With the Rabbit Spirit

I’ve been following Amy Brown’s work for over 10 years now…still loving what she creates <3

freckledfaery:

Tea With the Rabbit Spirit

I’ve been following Amy Brown’s work for over 10 years now…still loving what she creates <3

poisonersapothecary:

Valerian and Henbane from a 13th century manuscript (source unknown)

poisonersapothecary:

Valerian and Henbane from a 13th century manuscript (source unknown)

Finally I&#8217;ve found the time again to make new works - starting slowly with what I love doing the most: drawing with ink.
Here&#8217;s a drawing of one of my favourite subjects, the corvids. Title: Marked by the Morrgian Materials: indian ink and dragonblood ink on paper Size: A4
Original and prints for sale, contact me if you&#8217;re interested. 

Finally I’ve found the time again to make new works - starting slowly with what I love doing the most: drawing with ink.

Here’s a drawing of one of my favourite subjects, the corvids.
Title: Marked by the Morrgian
Materials: indian ink and dragonblood ink on paper
Size: A4

Original and prints for sale, contact me if you’re interested. 

Spring is finally coming through&#8230;check this beautiful painting by Suzanne de Kleijn (a.k.a. Lilly Angerona), in icy bright blue colors with a touch of warm reds&#8230;
By clicking on the picture, you will visit the (Dutch) website of Open Galerie Helmond, where Suzanne currently exhibits several of her works.

Spring is finally coming through…check this beautiful painting by Suzanne de Kleijn (a.k.a. Lilly Angerona), in icy bright blue colors with a touch of warm reds…

By clicking on the picture, you will visit the (Dutch) website of Open Galerie Helmond, where Suzanne currently exhibits several of her works.

He has written  a beautiful article accompanied with equally beautiful photos, which leave me wanting to visit Amsterdam RIGHT NOW.

lokavinr:

Oh my! I saw quite a few pagans wishing people a “Happy Vernal Equinox” this morning, so I decided to break my self-imposed hiatus to come over and answer this question by flagrantdrought:

Do Norse Pagans do anything special for the Spring Equinox?

First and foremost, today is not the…

Everyone should read this, the end.