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Samhain by wyldraven Samhain by wyldraven
Happy Halloween! :iconpumpkinplz:

No witches, pumpkins, cauldrons or black cats! Nope, i decided to make my picture a bit different, with one traditional aspect of the turnip lantern.

Samhain (now commonly known as Halloween) is a Gaelic festival held on October 31–November 1. The Irish name Samhain is derived from Old Irish and means "summer's end". It marked the end of the harvest, the end of the "lighter half" of the year and beginning of the "darker half".


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Stocks:


tree stump: =moonchild-ljilja [link]
moon: ~SolStock [link]
tree: ~Kanji-Hanzi-centerrr [link]
background: =nathie [link]
path/background: mine [link]
ravens: ~unholy-stock
turnip: other
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steverlfs Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
I'd like to visit there.
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:iconwyldraven:
wyldraven Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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littlevillagewolf Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really awesome :D
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:iconwyldraven:
wyldraven Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! :)
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:iconlittlevillagewolf:
littlevillagewolf Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're very welcome :D
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tommyboywood Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
you might like "Will o the Wisp," in my fairytale folder. some believe this is the ultimate root of the jack-o-lantern phenom
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amandart1 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
ooooooh :o i love it
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:iconwyldraven:
wyldraven Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you :)
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:iconamandart1:
amandart1 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so mysterious. i like that
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Dragonia27 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Samhain!:excited: I love the way that you presented this. The path off into the fog is so tantalizing and forbidden all at the same time. It's like the raven is there to warn those who will listen but who knows if anyone actually would. The turnip lantern is a great way to celebrate the roots of the event while still providing something familiar to the viewers, the jack-o-lantern. Thank you for sharing this!
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