From Alpine folklore, the legend of Krampus tells of a horned figure compelled to scare naughty children who misbehave. In this drawing, Krampus is depicted as a Nature Spirit, comprised of Winter-bare branches and of holly sprigs from the deep forest, fortified by the spirited firelight within which animates its being. Now available as an art print, click to view in store.

All works on this site ©Sherrie Miller.