Cybele

Cybele of Lake Chitali Cybele (si-bill-ee), named for an Anatolian goddess (also known as the Magna Mater, or "great mother"), is a genderless water creature that dwells in Lake Chitali, at the outskirts of the Land of Lo. It is considered, like most Lodians, a hybrid of plant and animal, and cannot survive out of … Continue reading Cybele

Pallo

So, it's time to introduce Pallo, officially. Since I've been making little practice animations with her, I feel like it needs to happen to start building context. Pallo is a character I created, inspired by two little girls - twins - I used to take care of in my nanny days. We were together since … Continue reading Pallo

Characters of Lodila Valley

Lodila Valley is nestled in the center of the Land of Lo, and is home to many creatures. Here are some profiles for some of them. Each of them have developed into much more complex characters as my writing continues, but here are the basics! Characters and short bios

Art

I am realizing that, while this blog is titled, "The Art of...", I have yet to really share any. So, without further adieu, my first share is the Cybele. In this piece, this extraordinary creature is giving consul to a traveler from another realm. What's a Cybele, you ask? Cybele (si-bill-ee), named for an Anatolian … Continue reading Art