Tamlin

these from a series based around the ‘ Tamlin’ or ‘Tam Lin’ story http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tam_Lin,

on the surface its a bit of ‘fairy story’ with elves and serpents, but its the themes of  redemption and transformation, that really resonated with me.

here’s Fairport doing their amazing version with Sandy Denny on vocals : http://youtu.be/guFZkLxYM60

pen and ink, and metallic inks, watercolour on Langton 300gm fine grain watercolour paper

fairy queen

queens eye

tamlin rose transformation

 tamlin eye