I’ve Heard Stories of Vikings… by Melissa van der Paardt

I came across these adorable Night Furies as I was looking for a ‘Viking dragon’ in honor of the Minnesota Vikings’ big football games last week and tonight, and the title is just perfect — this is I’ve Heard Stories of Vikings… by American professional artist and animator Melissa van der Paardt, posting as sketchinthoughts. …

Urnes Dragon Plate by Thorskegga Thorn

On Sunday Night Football, my beloved Green Bay Packers played our hated rival, the Minnesota Vikings.  That inspired me to find some Viking art, and U.K. deviantartist Thorskegga Thorn certainly delivered!  Above is a pyrography called Urnes Dragon Plate, “loosely based on the Urnes style of Viking Art with a dash of Ringerike,” according to the…