Folklore Myths And Legends - Photoshop Contest [12 entries]

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Get inspired by a folklore, myth or a legend and show us for example a mythical animal, the legend of King Arthur, the monster of Loch Ness, Bigfoot and so on.
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Name the folklore, myth or legend in your description and link to a site which explains the folklore, myth or a legend.


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Moirai - created by anatole

Favs: 0SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 1/12Score: 62% (35)2902 views

There are storys about three goddesses of destiny throught different cultures. The Greeks called them Moirai, the Romans called them Parces and in Nordic folclore they were called the Norns. Of cause some details differentiate in each version, but what they do and what they are there for remains consistant. For my contribution I found myself inspired by the greek Moirai: The first one, Clotho, creates destny by spinning the thread of life from her Distaff. Lachesis is measuring each person live-thread with her measuring rod and decides about their fortune. Finally, the unavoidable Athropos cuts the thread and thereby ends the life. Also she chooses the manner of death each person expects. I decided that this three spooky ladys should have different ages, since they represent some specific part of life.
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Romasanta - created by velkanx

Favs: 0SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 2/12Score: 61% (30)2693 views

Manuel Blanco Romasanta - The Werewolf of Allariz

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Creepy Trees: (1 year and 61 days ago)

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Griffin - created by Zizounai

Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/12Score: 59.6% (25)1844 views (1 year and 65 days ago)

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The white lady - created by Zizounai

The white lady
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/12Score: 57.5% (20)1673 views

Legends of the White lady: (1 year and 68 days ago)

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Medusa - created by chakra1985

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In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with a hideous face and living venomous snakes in place of hair.
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