Finding spirited presences in trees has long been part of woodland myth and folkore world wide. Here are other "tree people" images by some of my favorite mythic artists: Illustrations by Arthur Rackham From "The Land of Froud" by Brian.
Troll Hunters Hot off the tablet! Just finished this piece — it’s a girl out hunting trolls with her enormous Norwegian Forest Cats. Inspired by my dad’s stories about Norway and children’s book illustrators like Edmund Dulac and Kay Nielsen.