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Monthly Archives: December 2014
The Minotaur is a bull-creature that, according to the legend of Theseus, lived in the labyrinth in Knossos. Its mother was the queen and its father a bull, which was undoubtedly a little bit scandalous. Hidden away in the labyrinth, it … Continue reading
Happy holidays and merry Christmas and a belated happy Sinterklaas! Here’s a picture of some keychains I made as gifts. They are Japanese 12-in-2, which means there are twelve little rings for every two bigger ones.
The Harpy is related to the Siren. This actually looks more like the original siren: a bird’s body with a woman’s upper body. They appear in Greek mythology several times. De Harpij is enigszins gerelateerd aan de Sirene. Dit plaatje … Continue reading
The Siren has an interesting history. It started out as bird-like creatures with the upper bodies of women, who sit by the shore to lure sailors to their demise. Somehow, this mutated into the more well-known version of fish-ladies luring … Continue reading