Pixies Fairies Elves are fantasy spirits and beings that may sometimes be bad or good. It is believed by many that these mythical creatures live somewhere between heaven and earth.
This site contains a great deal of information about most all mythological creatures. See the following pages for an in depth discussion of some of the better known mythical creatures.
Pixies Fairies Elves and others appear in many shapes and in almost all cultures. Many people think they are here on earth. Others think that they are mystical creatures with magical powers that are sometimes close to humans. Folklore has many, many definitions. The term fairies is sometimes used to describe any fantasy magical creature. Goblins and gnomes fit this description as well as some more ethereal creatures such as Pixies Fairies Elves.
Pixies Fairies Elves are some of the more popular names given
to mythical creatures. If we consider fairies a family of fantasy
creatures, Pixies Fairies Elves are the names that would apply to beings
that are similar to humans with some additional powers.
There are other names for members in this group such as faeries, fey, fae, elf, pixie, dwarf, wee folk and more.
might be thought of as small, feminine, very delicate creatures dressed
in pastel or white cloths that live in fairyland. They do manage to get
involved in human lives, but always with good intentions.
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The Tooth Fairy is another very popular Fairy. Is the tooth fairy real? YES! This question is answered on the page Click here for more about Tooth Fairies.
There is a great deal of
Fairy Art being done by famous artists such as Amy Brown Fairies. Some
of the fairy artwork is free and can be found on an internet search,
such as free fairy art or free fairy graphics.
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Fairies pictures are
also very popular for doing fairy drawings, especially pencil drawings
of fairies. Young people may sit for hours doing a pencil drawing of a
fairyor other fantasy creatures.
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Another group, less human in appearance, would include dragons, mermaids, unicorns, Pegasus and many others. These mythical creatures are a form of nature spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural or preternatural.
Elves--- Sometimes called Elfs - They are very beautiful youthful looking men and women with great magical powers. They live underground or in caves in the forest. These are almost always near a well or spring. Elfs live a very long time and some are considered to be immortal.
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Dwarfs--- A Dwarf is a magical creature that is associated with age and wisdom. Their pictures almost always are with beards. They have great knowledge, particularly of craftsmanship. Metallurgy is one of their great skills. They are said to have made some of the great artifacts of legend.
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Leprechauns--- Leprechauns are Irish mythical creatures that seem to be found only in Irish folklore. They are described as male faerie that appear as tiny, wizened face old men that inhabit the isle of Ireland. There are many leprechaun legends and leprechaun stories that come from the early 19th century.
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Mermaids--- Mermaids are legendary creatures that live in the sea and have the upper body and torso of a beautiful woman and the lower body of a fish. Mermaids are thought to be enchantresses who are capable of wooing men to their deaths through the sound of their songs. The term "Sea Sirens" or "Sirens mythological creatures" is sometimes used instead of mermaids. This occurs often in Greek mythology.
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Dragons--- In early cultures, Dragons, when they appear, seem to be created from parts of various creatures. Most images have eagle's feet and wings, lion's front paws, head of a snake, scales like a fish, giant horns and a alligator body and tail, which sometimes extended the whole length of the creature. A mythical creature with this many weird characteristics, it might be fun to learn how to draw a dragon.
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