Ask and Embla Picture

Ask (Ash) and Embla (Elm) were the first man and woman in Norse myth. After Odin and his two brothers had made the universe, they came upon two upturned trees. They made them free-willed individuals; each of the brothers gave them life, intelligence & emotion, and sight and hearing.

Acrylic on paper
Samodiva
Dryad
Ask and Embla
Prize: Myth+Gloss
Inky Loki