I have published the seventh issue of my online myth magazine Journey
to the Sea [journeytothesea.com]. This issue includes an interview I
conducted with Ted Nasmith at Mythcon 39.
Happy New Year!
Saint Sylvester and the Dragon
Laura explores a fourteenth-century fresco from the Basilica of Santa
Croce in Florence, depicting the legendary story of Saint Sylvester
taming the dragon.
Illustrating Tolkien: Ted Nasmith Interview
Ted Nasmith is an artist best known for his illustrations depicting
scenes from J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Randy spoke with him about
his artwork and some of the challenges of illustrating fantasy literature.
Prometheus in the Emblems of Alciato
Laura looks at a selection of sixteenth-century emblems that depict
the suffering of Prometheus to explore the ways this mythological
narrative is represented in visual symbols and verse.