Nostalgia illustration GIMP

“The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering”. So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.” Milan Kundera


Näkineid illustration

“Näkineid” is a Estonian word and means “neck”. Not the neck that holds your head, but the water spirit. It is mythological creature, similar to mermaid and siren. Under a variety of names they are common in many nations mythology and stories, but are best known from Scandinavian folklore.

As you can see, I used a photo as my drawings background and I think it is quite interesting that way. 🙂 It may sound like easy solution, but actually there was still pretty much work to do, because there were unnecessary things in that photo. So I had to fix it.