"De Underjordiska var i folktron vänliga om än lite snarstuckna väsen som levde under jorden".
Inspired by the creatures who were believed to live, for example, under hills and mountains.
Förtrollningen ligger därnere
The title for this serie comes from one of the most enchanting fairytales I've read: Tuvstarr by Helge Kjellin and became very famous because of John Bauer's beautiful illustrations. "The enchantment lays down there" refers to the lake in the story. I got fascinated by the idea of hidden entities somewhere in the bottom of the lake or among the foggy woods, according to the belief that the fairies dance in the fog.
Blandt disse mørcke Graner
"Hiems" is the latin word for "winter"
Acrylics on birch wood, 10x15 cm
Some very small attempts with MilkyWay, Northernlights, Moonphases and the Little Dipper with Polaris.
On polished swedish birch wood.