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Kelpie

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Published: June 26, 2017
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my entery for #junefae2017 :)

Kelpie, or water kelpie, is the Scots name given to a shape-shifting water spirit inhabiting the lochs and pools of Scotland. It has usually been described as appearing as a horse...

watercolors and  pigment ink liners on cotton paper.


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MelanippeArtProfessional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous! :D (Big Grin) 
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Love the little floating lights (how did you manage that?). By the way the whole gallery is awesome
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MessingeuleHobbyist Traditional Artist
The colors and the drawing are great!
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BlackkatzeHobbyist Digital Artist
i love kelpies, i love your art, i love this pic! :D 
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LiigaKlavinaProfessional Traditional Artist
thank you. :)
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One of my favorite mythical beasts!
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HarryBeltonHobbyist Traditional Artist
Eerie and good!
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Awesome work! I know I write it under every your deviation, but I really enjoy the atmosphere - I find it wet, stifling and misty and it's as if I hear frogs quack from it. And the waterlillys are beautiful.
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LiigaKlavinaProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much. :)
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NdrNHobbyist Photographer
Beautiful!
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The-girl-in-MirkwoodProfessional Traditional Artist
Wonderful illustration! This creature is very similar to the Norwegian water spirit nix (Nokken, we call him) :)
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LiigaKlavinaProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you. :)
perhaps they are the same creature....
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Brilliant! I knew what it was even before I read the title. Your piece captures the spirit of the kelpie very well.

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LiigaKlavinaProfessional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much. :)
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FeynaSkydancerHobbyist Artisan Crafter
Amazing and creepy at the same! I read about kelpies and they're not the kind of creature you want to meet...let alone take a ride on one.scared.... 'the 2nd' 
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RavenHeart1984Professional Traditional Artist
out of this world,good job
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LiigaKlavinaProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks. :)
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RavenHeart1984Professional Traditional Artist
your welcome
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