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The Seductive Huldra by Vian0hf The Seductive Huldra by Vian0hf
This is for the Mythical Creatures Design Challenge! were we are supposed to make a T-shirt design based on mythology/folklore [link]

And with me being from the north, my mind just went straight for the Norse myths and tales.

The hulder (huldra) belongs to the underground people. She is a beautiful young girl with long blonde (or dark) hair, walking around in the woods, trying to seduce young men and lure them to marry her and move under ground with her. She is often seen herding cattle - cows which are exceptionally fat and full of milk, and the leader cow has a bucket with little silver bells on its horns. She is dressed in a national costume or a white blouse and a skirt, and her chest is decorated with silver and gold. But you recognise that she’s a hulder if she turns her back to you: She has a cow’s tail!

Other Entries:
Jörmungandr [link]
Sköll and Hati [link]
Utburden [link]
Nøkken [link]
Lyktemannen [link]
Valravn [link]
Troll [link]
Revontulet [link]

Art © Me
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IRideAMagicalLadle May 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh this is just too much!!!!!!!!!:giggle:
I would totally wear this! Well, maybe not while I'm in Norway, but still!!
Vian0hf May 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you like it :heart:
And why not wear in Norway?? I'm sure you would get a ton of suitors ;P

And pssst- if you ever decide that you actually do want to wear it then here[link]
Okay, this is adorable. XD
Vian0hf Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much~~:heart: :D
You're welcome!
remiellove Jul 11, 2012  Student General Artist
dawwwwwwww <3 :DD
Vian0hf Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you like it~~:heart:
Sun2Clouds2Rain Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Such a cute design~! I really like the design of the hulder herself, the reference to Call me Maybe helps to explain what the mythical being does, without being blunt. It's awesome that you used something that isn't a common, overused mythical creature~! Definitely one of my favorites!
Vian0hf Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaawww thank you so much for the kind comment!! It really made my day!! 8D
Also, that was one of the reasons why I chose her. I bet we're going to see a lot of dragons in this competition…
DarkCynderAngel Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Know what ya mean, that's why I chose the Mermecolion (<-- creatures nobody knows). Link to my entry is is signature^^ But this is sooooo cute!
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