Bilibin's Bugbear

Ivan Bilibin (1876 - 1942) was Russian artist, prominent among the illustrators working on revolutionary magazines during the abortive 1905 revolution.  Bilibin worked on a magazine called The Bugbear, and this is the mascot he drew for the publication.

Bilibin is one of my favourite illustrators.

Runestones

Skulls galore  For a bit of primeval mystic hoo-ha, I made a couple of primitive runestones. They stand about 70mm tall, and one has a...