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Ravens in Mythology, Folklore and Religion.

Ravens are perhaps the most common bird symbol in the mythologies and religions of ancient cultures. They assume a variety of roles, ranging from messengers of deities and sages to oracles and tricksters. 2,109 more words


Ravens in Celtic Mythology.

Ravens figure heavily in Celtic mythology and legend. They were linked to darkness and death – especially the death of warriors in battle. Celtic war goddesses often took the form of a raven. 1,172 more words


Hugin and Munin.

Hugin and Munin (pronounced “HOO-gin” and “MOO-nin”; Old Norse Huginn, “Thought” and Muninn, “Desire”) are two ravens in Norse mythology who are shamanic helping spirits of the god Odin. 357 more words


Raven in Mythology.

For centuries, the corvids, ravens and crows in particular (Corvus corax is the Latin name for the common raven and Corvus corone for the carrion and hooded crows), have had a special place in the mythology of various cultures. 3,190 more words


Award from the Plein Air Salon

My painting shown above won the Best Overall Oil award in the recent December, 2015/January, 2016 bimonthly PleinAir Salon competition. The judge was Gary Haynes, the owner of Haynes Galleries of Fine Art in Nashville, TN and Thomaston, ME.  405 more words

Oil Painting

Rhiannon by Catherine Blackfeather


All I see are my feet, as I slip and stumble on the mud-caked cobbles. My burden is heavy. I never look up. The hem of my queenly robe is soaked and heavy with mud. 288 more words