Original Painting - Folklore Alphabet - N
This painting is one of a series of 26 Alphabet paintings measuring 10.5" x 13.5" (to fit 11x14 Frame) which celebrate the richness and diversity of the flora and fauna of the British Isles and the influence of the cultures that surround it. Mythological stories and ancient folklore handed down from our ancestors have given our beautiful Isles and all her creatures spiritual significance.The aim of this series of paintings is to continue this tradition by creating a collection of spiritual images inspired by folklore and Mother Nature to pass onto our own children based on the letters of the alphabet.
Spiritual and Folklore Interpretations: Letter ‘N'
Nott: Norse Goddess of the Night who rode her horse across the night sky. It’s breath was said to produce dew.
Noctule Bat: Spiritually bats are linked to death, rebirth and change.
Norfolk Hawker: Dragonflies are associated with change and transformation.
Nuthatch: Spiritually it represents faith, courage and trust.
Nasturtium: Spiritually linked to change and growth through action.
Nettle: Spiritually associated with protection and healing.
Norway Spruce: Spiritually linked to peace, nobility and generosity.