Another post today, as I started a new sketchbook, so now She and a prayer to Her grace its first page 🌹 Been feeling so very connected to Her lately.

(If you’re new to my work, I perceive Her and Her Husband as Gnomes, btw. More of my work on them is available further down, but it’s been a while.)

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Half commentary on traditional-culture Gnomish gender stratification, half ridiculous whimsy !
Also, Dude Gnome is inspired by a cute pin I got from a local gift shop. You can visit them here – www.ithacaisamusing.com/

And also also, this was not my first Gnome drawing this week. I was inspired otherwise, but got excited and posted that on my Instagram early.

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“Persephone and the Dark Heart”

Lots of unexpected Persephone energy around me this weekend, so here She is again, in devotion. Someone who follows me elsewhere asked what She was holding, and I explained its a dark heart – and realized I believe She cares for such things. Those dark and damaged souls.

Grateful to find that this had meaning even beyond what I intended ❤

So, extra Happy Sunday Gnomedays again! Hope you’re all enjoying these, and see you next week!

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Happy Sunday everyone!

Here’s some context

Not sure what she’s praying for, but its been a challenging week here, so this manifested.

 

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!