Gwydion and Gilfaethwy Picture

These are two warriors in Welsh mythology that get turned into wolves as punishment for various deeds. Gwydion is essentially the Welsh equivalent of Hercules or Paul Bunyan, a national hero of myth with many old stories.

I tried to make this look like a medieval lumination from one of the old, great books of insular art. There is a triskelion motif from pre-history Ireland. You can see the Hiberno-Saxon style in the knotwork, and a bit of Urnes style from Scandinavia in the tree and random S spirals. There are Pictish symbols from ancient Scotland in there, too.

This is a gift for a friend of mine. He'll be receiving a print of it shortly.

Sorry for not uploading much lately. I have lost the old computer I was using to make art, and I replaced it with a new one. I was also hit with a massive depressive Winter funk that glued me to the couches and my bed. I've been trying to get my art published, too, but I can't post that art until I get the okay from the publisher.

TribeOfCelts has the right to repost this in their gallery.
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