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Slavic mythology. Sirin by Vasylina Slavic mythology. Sirin by Vasylina

Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird. According to myth, the Sirins lived "in Indian lands" near Eden or around the Euphrates River.

These half-women half-birds are directly based on the Greek myths and later folklore about sirens. They were usually portrayed wearing a crown or with a nimbus. Sirins sang beautiful songs to the saints, foretelling future joys. For mortals, however, the birds were dangerous. Men who heard them would forget everything on earth, follow them, and ultimately die. People would attempt to save themselves from Sirins by shooting cannons, ringing bells and making other loud noises to scare the bird off. Later (17-18th century), the image of Sirins changed and they started to symbolize world harmony (as they live near paradise). People in those times believed only really happy people could hear a Sirin, while only very few could see one because she is as fast and difficult to catch as human happiness. She symbolizes eternal joy and heavenly happiness.

Сирин, в славянской мифологии одна из райских птиц, даже самое ее название созвучно с названием рая: Ирий. Однако это мифическое создание отнюдь не светлые Алконост и Гамаюн.

Сирин - темная птица, темная сила, посланница властелина подземного мира. От головы до пояса Сирин - женщина несравненной красоты, от пояса же - птица.

Кто послушает ее голос, забывает обо всем на свете, но скоро обрекается на беды и несчастья, а то и умирает, причем нет сил, чтобы заставить его не слушать голос Сирин. А голос этот - истинное блаженство!

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amazing, gj :)
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SolomonBarroa Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2017   General Artist
This is really a fascinating work! Not to mention the skill, technique, and amount of effort exerted in creating this masterpiece. A mythological character come to life. All she needs is a partner! Faved :) (Smile) :) (Smile) :) (Smile) 
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founder-of-silence Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2017   Digital Artist
СИРИН ЭТО И ЕСТЬ ТЫ - с любовью дедушка А
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PriksCreep Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd love to see Geralt violently decapitating one of those things. 
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DerangedGod Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2017  Student Digital Artist
The Euphrates and the Tigris, land of mythology. I have seen many birds to be really smart as human beingsUber Geek  this one looks amazing. Good job! Cheerleader 
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WhereTheSunSets Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
stunning
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СЛАВА / SLAWA / SLAVA !!!
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An incredibly impressive piece! 
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Cristianartist21 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017
Awesome. I can't look another way once I see it. xD
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SelenaMiley Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!
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Wylburforce Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really cool! It caught my eye and I think it looks super beautiful. I like the colours and how real it looks! :)
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CrystalAsh63 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017
WOAH!!!
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This is incredible artwork! Keep good art!
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Love it!
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gorgeous wings!!!
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Vasylina Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
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#Гарпия
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Cheshireviqq Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Well... This is amazing, and now I have to try drawing some! Thank you for inspiring and for reminding me that Sirens and Harpies are NOT the same thing!!!!
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pchiu168 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017
man that reminded me of witcher 3... that couple in blood and wines!! 
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PaladinPainter Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Professional Digital Artist



So cool  What? What?    



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Incredible! 
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Nice
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Stronk
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Nice
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Cyfrolit Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I miss words, amazing work, wow!
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Renejinna Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
PerfectHeart 
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Soulconnection Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Looks buzzy az
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dragerART108 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wouldn't that be a harpie? and aren't siren also water creatures?
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Vasylina Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
It's not a siren, it is Sirin, a female bird.
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dragerART108 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well they sound the same
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FebruarMarchen Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017
Looks powerful
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Wow this is incredible! :star: out of this world!
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Elfenmir1 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2017
Wonderful !
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Paganfox Featured By Owner Edited Aug 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for not making the siren aquatic! I've seen so many siren art pieces making them aquatic when they are not in mythology. 
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Christianer3 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2017
I say this is a Birdwoman.;) (Wink) 
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hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2017  Student General Artist
Cool art :)
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Nobert-Stanel Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2017   Traditional Artist
o.O
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MLNavsari Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
So she's like a mermaid but in the forest ^^ She looks realistic and the colours are wonderful.
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orchidkitty Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I really like the design of the head and torso:)
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darkriddle1 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017
Cool!
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