Oil on board. Plenty more dragons in this one... My new camera isn't very good and has swallowed much of the detail, but you get the idea...
Brigantia was an ancient Celtic goddess, identified with the Roman Victoria. In this picture I wanted to encapsulate the spirit of pre-Roman Britain: artistic, poetic, mystical and untamed.. I used my imaginatin on the details, designing my own motifs, although keeping to the spirit of Celtic art. I took the image in a fantasy direction with the costume. A real Iron Age warrior would have worn a sort of tartan tunic and trowsers and a heavy woolen cloak fastened with a broach. That or fought naked...
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