Italian artist Nunzio Paci works with pencil and oil paints to create strange amalgamations of plants and animals in what he describes as an intent to "explore the infinite possibilities of life, in search of a balance between reality and imagination." P
A Dryad is a tree nymph, a female spirit of a tree, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak". Thus, dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees, though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general. They were normally very shy, except around the goddess Artemis, who was known to be a friend to most nymphs.
"Only a powerful soul can offer love. Only a powerful soul can afford to be humble. If we are weak, then we become selfish. If we are empty, we take, but if we are filled, we automatically give to all. That is our nature." ~Brahma Kumaris ..*