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The Messenger by Lynnette Shelley

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Influenced by Byzantine iconography, as well as art nouveau, and folk art, THE MESSENGER depicts a hummingbird seemingly whispering a female / madonna / goddess-like figure’s ear.

In many mythologies world-wide, birds are seen as messengers of the gods.

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Having a great love animals, fairytales, and world mythology, Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley fuses these influences into her strikingly unique illustrations. Her artwork strikes a primal chord in many viewers, with almost Jungian associations to the colors and shapes. Her artworks have been likened to images from an undiscovered ancient civilization or culture.

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  • Tammera
    Tammeraover 4 years ago


  • Maryann3
    Maryann3over 4 years ago

    She is perfectly lovely. You choose from periods of art that are
    especially appealing to me and you work shines.

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago


  • Bec Schopen
    Bec Schopenover 4 years ago

    gorgeous tee.

  • Anastasiia Kucherenko
    Anastasiia Kuc...over 4 years ago

    love it!

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezover 4 years ago

  • Marilyn Brown
    Marilyn Brownover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on being in the top ten of the PiMT challenge

    Wearable Art II

  • airmoe69
    airmoe69over 4 years ago

    hey, nice job!

  • ToastedGhost
    ToastedGhostalmost 4 years ago

    works sooo well on a shirt

  • KazM
    KazMalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely Lady
    Terrific Tee
    Delightfully Drawn & Detailed

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