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2011 Calendar Faeries, Mermaids and Mythical Men.

Introducing my first ever Calendar! This has been a project that has been on my mind for a while, and thanks to some gentle persuasion from a friend I decided now was the right time 🙂 Along with the fact that this year has been a great year for creating art. I have so totally loved the time I have had for my creations, and what better way to show it off in a Calendar. Its also a great way of collecting my work and is ideal to frame too 😉

I released my Calendar with zazzle and it features all of this years latest works.

Over the last few weeks I have decided to dedicate more time to my shop here for a few reasons. Besides acting as a great showcase for my work, zazzle enables me to offer more choice for you too in a wide variety of really cool products to chose from. Plus regularly offer great discounts and free shipping from time to time, so through my twitter account and facebook account I will keep you posted on as many offers from zazzle as I can. Another reason that zazzle is so great for me, is I don’t have to worry about carrying stock around with me. As a full time traveller this is great! and I don’t have to worry about shipping. Lastly they also except returns, which is great for my customer, its essential that you are 100% happy 🙂 Over the coming months I will be adding skateboards, binders, mugs, prints, t-shirts and much much more 😉

Herne the Hunter, Green Man and Cernunnos

Herne the Hunter, Cernunnos and the Green Man have similar traits:
What inspired me in this piece was to create an image based on all of the
positive aspects of this Old Religion. So I took inspiration from all three characters to create this God of the Forest. Herne the Hunter, Cernunnos and the Green Man are all associated with knowledge and wisdom of the forest: Herne the Hunter is watcher over the animal kingdom; Cernunnos is a fertility god; and the Green Man presides over the vegetable Kingdom and fertility, who is often celebrated on May day at the beginning of spring. I have used an owl as it’s also associated with wisdom and knowledge, as well as a dragonfly to symbolise transformation. I personally wanted to show respect and honor to our Old Gods – those that help to watch over and protect the natural law of the Earth.

Prints and Greeting cards are now available at my Etsy Store