The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week 26: Mythical Creature

Following the chart to 52 drawings this year.

In English folklore, Mab is queen of the fairies. As per Mercutio’s speech in Romeo and Juliet, Queen Mab is also described as a midwife who delivers the wishes of men in their dreams. She is sometimes mischievous, but never evil, at least in folklore. In modern film and television, she has been depicted as villainous, but that is not her original persona. Here is my mythical Queen Mab: