Thursday, September 27, 2012

Moll Dyer--- very creepy story. Her village accused her of being a witch, burnt her house down, and chased her into the woods. She froze to death against a rock- her hand and knee left a permanent impression in the rock. Her story inspired the movie The Blair Witch Project... creepy stuff!

Monday, September 24, 2012

the Wytte Witch

This is Joan Wytte (1775-1813) who was also known as the "Fighting Fairy Woman." She was a well-known clairvoyant, diviner and healer in Cornwall. She used "clouties" has part of her healing routine. Clouties were rags taken from the sick and tied to a tree. For more information, visit

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

trippin' witch

Isobel Gowdie claimed to have the power to turn herself into a hare, she also said she "hung out" with the Queen of Elphame. Awesome. Read more at

Thursday, September 13, 2012

naughty witch.

A portrait of Alice Kyteler- first documented case of witchcraft in Ireland. Visit my history witch blog to read more about her.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

you... you... you Necromancer!

This is Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester... a convicted sorceress and necromancer! Read more about her at Although she spent most of her life in prison, her astrological cohorts suffered more serious sentences. Yikes!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Crazy is as crazy does. Episode 1.

Something VERY silly that a few friends and I thought would be funny. click the image to enlarge.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Ladies and Loons

Working on a bunch of whimsical historical illustrations. Swing on by to my other blog to check them out: History Witch. This is my take on Jos├ęphine de Beauharnais.