Oh, ye wood nymphs
and dryads, that dwell in the thickets of the forest, so may the nimble wanton satyrs by whom ye are vainly wooed never disturb your sweet repose, help me to lament my hard fate or at least weary not at listening to it
In the foreground were box-bordered walks, smooth, sleek lawns, and formal beds of gorgeous flowering plants, while here and there marble statues of wood nymph
and satyr gleamed, sparkling in the brilliant sunlight, or, half shaded by an overhanging bush, took on a semblance of life from the riotous play of light and shadow as the leaves above them moved to and fro in the faint breeze.
For a while, I imagined wood nymphs
prancing around in the forests, foraging for wild mushrooms that went into the soup.
Violet is a fairy who lives in a magical land complete with both a wizard and wood nymphs
The combination of forest and figures, occasionally with a sofa contradictorily moved from the interior and placed in the front of the scene, provokes myriad images: Twelfth Night, Robin Hood, wood nymphs
, fairies, secret tree houses, Mediaeval warfare, hunter-gatherers, midsunimer parties, serial killers, forbidden lovers, boy scouts.
Murad's journey into the rabbit hole landed his guests among wood nymphs
covered in twig and branch applique, which he dramatically set against nude transparents.
Not so at Siren School, the fantasy camp company whose tutelage encompasses mermaids, flappers, wood nymphs
, genies, courtesans and other siren archetypes.
This is also the likely origin of folk legends such as the green man, dryads and wood nymphs
, which have begun to influence my work.
ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Established artist Raja Changez Sultan will unveil his new collection of the Wood Nymphs
series on spirit-like figures in landscape setting here on March 8 at Tanzara Gallery.
It's hard, even for them, at first to identify all our local swallowtails, sulphurs, coppers, elfins, hairstreaks, fritillaries, skippers, duskywings, sootywings, admirals, viceroys, Baltimores, crescent spots, commas, question marks, mourning cloaks, harvesters, painted ladies, satyrs, wood nymphs
and dozens of other nectar-sipping, flitting flower-worshippers.