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.
Magazine - Update: The Anatomical Works of Bologna's Nunzio Paci
Nunzio Paci "Root" 60x60cm pencil & oil on wood http://www.medinart.eu/works/nunzio-paci/ I am interested in this image because of the way it mixes nature into the anatomy. It also reminds me of the reading from Simbet (pg 10-27) on the early anatomy studies.
"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 ..*
...SHOW ME YOU “I DONT GET IT. WOMEN ARE GORGEOUS. THE FEMALE BODY A FEAST. WHY DO PEOPLE SHOOT WOMEN WITH THE INTENTION TO DELETE ALL IMAGINARY POSSIBLE FLAWS? WHY NOT SHOOT THEM IN SUCH A WAY THE RESULT LOOKS LIKE A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN? A PICTURE THAT LOOKS LIKE A PARTY FOR YOUR EYES AND EVERYONE IS INVITED! I TRIED TO PRACTICE WHAT I PREACH TODAY. SHOOT WOMEN. BITES LIP*. CANT WAIT TO GET THOSE PICS DEVELOPED.” — LA FILLE D’O