Sky Mist Woman by Adara Rosalie

A Maori Legend:

Hine-pokohu was known as the Sky Mist Woman. She had a sister Mine-Wai, The rain (specifically the rain when it falls in foggy weather) who dwelt with her in the sky.

Sky Mist woman fell in love with a mortal man and at Night, she decended to earth to vist her lover in secrecy. At dawn, her sister would call out to warn them that daylight was coming and they must return home least anyone suspect. Sky Mist Woman and her sister would return to the sky untill usk fell and they had dominion over the earth.

Sky Mist Woman warned her lover never to tell anyone of their trysts, but he did. Betrayed and Weeping tears of sorrow she never returned to him.

He searched and searched the valleys and mountains for her, untill he died.

After his death he became the rainbow that accompanies the mist, joined for enternity.

Resources:
Model by Marcus j. Ranum
BackGround is from Frozen Star Ro

Mist was created using cloud Brushes from JavierZhX
and the
Mist 101 tutorial from miskis which was a source of wonderful information.

Majority of image was painted by me in Photoshop CS3.

Another Goddess, this time Celtic, can be found here Birth of the Morrigan

View my other myth and goddess related works:

All artworks contained herein have been created in Photoshop CS3 or Photographed, by Adara Rosalie, and are all original artworks.
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Jayde, also known as Adara Rosalie, is a self taught digital artist living in the Sydney Region of NSW. Her works bring forth the beauty in the dark, strange and Gothic. Her images are beautifully rendered, with a blend of photo manipulation and digital painting, showing a natural talent for creating new and fantastic visual artworks that are original in concept.

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Comments

  • macquaid
    macquaidabout 6 years ago

    Excellent composition.Regards.

  • Thank you so much!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulabout 6 years ago

    Love your work!

  • What a beautiful screen name, Raven Soul! Thank you so mcuh for taking the time to let me know that you enjoyed this artwork, I really appreciate it. You have made my day!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganabout 6 years ago

    great work :)
    Tina

  • You are a rare Gem Tina! Thank you again! I hope you have a truely wonderful day!!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • navybrat
    navybratabout 6 years ago

    great work!!

  • Thank you Navybrat, I appreciate it!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • CDESIGNS
    CDESIGNSalmost 6 years ago

    very cool

  • Thank you so much Cool Designs, I appreciate it.

    – Adara Rosalie

  • Songmistress
    Songmistressalmost 6 years ago

    This is gorgeous! Truly magical.

  • Such sweet feedback, I really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with me on this piece, it makes it all worthwhile. I hope that you have a wonderful week ahead filled with much joy and magic!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • Belinda Leopold
    Belinda Leopoldover 5 years ago

    Simply beautiful, very well done :)

  • Thank you so much Belinda, it is wonderful of you to leave me such a wonderful comment. I really appreciate it!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • JTillery
    JTilleryabout 5 years ago

    Incredible…..WOW…..and I love the rest of your work too!! I favorited several.

  • AWE, thank you so much JTillery. I cannot tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to write to me and share such wonderful feedback! It is lovely to know that you like my work so much that you have fav’d several of them! Your support is so valuable!
    I wish you a wonderful week ahead and hope that it is filled with much joy and magic!

    – Adara Rosalie

  • Steph Enbom
    Steph Enbomabout 5 years ago

    A fabulous manipulation. Well done :)

  • Thank you so much! I really appreciate such a wonderful comment.

    – Adara Rosalie

  • jammingene
    jammingeneabout 5 years ago

    Great work

  • Thank you again, jammingene!!!!!!

    – Adara Rosalie

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