The Prince of bedtime stories hangs his moon just so, while filling his pockets full of its dreamy dust.
Photography by Anastasia Traina ~2015~
Graphite drawing and good words by Anastasia Traina ~ 2015~
Sophronia Simone lived contently on a Saffron farm for it had tons of enormous daffodilly charm…
To be continued in, “The Curious Tales of Thimble Tarn,” coming soonishly!
My first animated gif that I created in Photoshop! I am so very excited!!
Anastasia Traina ~ 2015!
They spring from fountains and from scared groves/And holy stream that flow… So wrote the poet Homer.
Watercolor by Anastasia Traina ~ 2015 ~
It is much further than she thought! Watercolor and a Rosie Thought by Anastasia Traina ~2014~
Photography by Anastasia Traina ~ 2014 ~
Clotho, the spinner, was the youngest of the three Fates; she spun the thread of destiny with a distaff, determining the time of birth of an individual…
Photograph by Anastasia Traina ~ 2014 ~
Although known in several lands, the banshee (fairy women) were most widely reported in Massachusetts. The banshee’s wail, predicting a coming death, recalls the ancient practice of wild screaming (keening) whereby women mourned the loss of a loved one. Occasionally the banshees were seen, swathed in somber gray and unearthly white. They can either appear as young women or old hags. However, their appearance are less notable than their voices, which ring with sorrow as they bemoan the dead.
Fairy Portrait by Anastasia Traina~ 2014~
finds the perfect bed!
Photography by Anastasia Traina ~ 2014~
The mouras encantadas are shapeshifters and there are a number of legends, and versions of the same legend, as a result of centuries of oral tradition. They appear as guardians of the pathways into the earth and of the “limit” frontiers where it was believed that the supernatural could manifest itself.Mouras encantadas are magical maidens who guard castles, caves, bridges, wells, rivers, and treasures.
Underwater photography by Anastasia Traina ~2014~