Siren's Song

Sci fi/Fantasy image by

Karen-Birgitte Borud

  I had a discussion with a friend a day on what sirens look like, since they’ve taken many-a-shape in the old myths. Do they look like beautiful maidens or are they furious birds with hags head? Well, I can’t say I know the answer to the question, but I got inspired enough to try to paint my favourite option. You see, the thing about sirens, as I see it, is that they’re illusionists. On a day-to-day basis they don’t look very beautiful to us, being a darker and more dangerous aspect of mermaids, with sea-serpents tail and sharks teeth. But trough their beautiful music they are able to weave intricate illusions that make them look like their gentler kinsmen, thus fooling poor sailors to a hideous death…

Published More than a year ago

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