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Almost late, but Blessed Imbolc everyone 🌱🍃🌹

I wanted a break from doing fae-cultural specific Sabbat Sketches, so this year we’ll be focusing on Queen Persephone (who I’ve been blessedly drawn to lately) and Her cycle through the seasons with Her husband Hades and Her mother Demeter! I feel like it’s going to be a challenge, but I am quite excited and very pleased with this first drawing.

As for their cycle together, I believe right now that the King and Queen of the Underworld are enjoying one last sabbat together below, before Persephone returns to the world above, when spring fully blooms. 💗

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Prompt – Myth & Lore. Honor to Persephone and Hades ❤
Full prompt list linked at the Shop/Contact tab above, through the end of the week, even though it’s the last day today. Just in case anyone is curious.

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Blessed be the reunion of the Lady of Spring and the Lord of Death.

Blessed be the beloved Dead and the Fae, so close this autumn night.

Blessed Samhain (and Happy Halloween!) ~~<3

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(Birth as in rebirth, of the land, in spring.)

My Gnomish Persephone and Hades. I started this sketch a looooooooooong time ago, and honestly didn’t expect to finish it, but they inspired me today.

More of Gnomish Persephone and Hades here

Art © Rachel Terwilliger.

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Happy slightly-belated May Day, everyone! By the Love of the Lady and the Lord, may the Earth flower ~~<3

Featuring Gnomish Hades and Persephone at the bottom, but they couldn’t be the main couple here because they’re technically separated this time of year (so instead, we get some sapphic “Lord” and Lady smooches). Still, I had to include them, since they are one of my most beloved representations of the God and Goddess.

This one was very fun to do. Hope your day was lovely, everyone, no matter what you celebrate.

For more of Gnomish Hades and Persephone, click here!

"Underworld Dreams," pencil sketch

I was researching Badgers recently as power animals (they’re one of mine), and one of the articles I read mentioned them as guides to the Underworld. So of course, I thought of my Hades and Persephone Gnomes. And what with the race of Badger People in my graphic novel…..this happened.

Not canon for “Tock the Gnome,” though, so here it is instead of there.

"Lovers Spat," sketch in pencil

More of Hades and Persephone as Gnomes, with a bit more Tock-flair this time (and a mischievous faerie, of course).