Skadi midwinter Picture

I entered a Norse mythology midwinter-themed art contest recently and chose Skadi as my subject matter. Being the goddess of winter she was the first thing that popped into my mind. I have her wearing something a little dressier than her usual hunting attire since I imagined her heading out to a Yule feast. The Yule Goat that she is examining is similar to the ones I have made for some of my friends this year.
The knot work in the background expresses the idea of Midwinter for me: the icy snowflake dominates the scene but at the heart of it the sun, representing Summer, is ready to begin the yearly cycle once again.

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