Elves and Trolls

Exploring the amazingly magical Iceland this week on the Children’s Storytelling and Art Course, where an elf expert is consulted before routing a new road through rock piles that may be elf habitats, and trolls are everywhere in the landscape if you know where to look.

P1000689

Elf Queen by Bethan

P1000685

Troll by George

 

P1000690

Trolls by Theo

P1000692

Elf Ship by Iolo

P1000687

Satlech by George

Ghost Mazes by George and Caius, and poltergist by Paddy.

Advertisements

Illustrating the Inner: The work of Anna Zemánková

“If we make one criterion for defining the artist… the impulse to make something new… — a kind of divine discontent with all that has gone before, however good — then we can find such artists at every level of human culture, even when performing acts of great simplicity.” – Margaret Mead

Related image
Following the threads of curiosity deeper into the realms of mediumistic art, and through my delvings into Outsider art , I came across  Anna Zemánková, a remarkable artist of organic, abstract compositions.

Continue reading