Hello blogging world!
I hope everyone are doing great.
I've had really bad luck this month. The surgery I was supposed to have in August was removed 'till later this year.
It has been really frustrating because I'm moving to UK in September and now I need to fly back to Finland just to get into surgery. I still don't know when the surgery is going to be. I've been pretty depressed because of this (self-diagnosed) and I haven't felt like updating my blog or social media that much.
Time to take a grip.
Here is my newest painting
(c) Niina Niskanen
Watercolor on acid free cold pressed watercolor paper
Juksakka is a Sami goddess. She has two sisters; Sarakka and Madderakka.
All three goddesses are related to childbirth and protecting children.
Juksakka is a goddess who watches over the development of the child from conception through early childhood.
Juksakka is also known as a "bow woman"
She is also goddess of hunting and wilderness.
She has similarities with the Greek goddess Artemis but do no mix the two because as a Sami goddess her existence and context are linked to Sami culture, northern nature and the folklore of Lapland.
You can find postcards and prints made from this piece from my redbubble-store.¨
Submitted to Paint Party Friday
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