Digital illustration of the troll known as nicor from Scandinavian folklore

Trollkin: The Nicor

The nicor, in danish a water-dwelling troll known as Åmanden or Nøkken, in Norwegian known as fossekarlen, in Swedish known as Näcken, in German he is Nix. He only reveals himself when he requires a sacrifice of a human life. He will play his violin and lure the poor soul into the waters to drown.

This illustration was a part of a personal project. A 12 piece series of illustrations based around Scandinavian folklore for a self-published calendar named: Trollkin. See the full series here: [CLICK HERE]

The Nicor
The Nicor
The page as it appears in the Trollkin, 2013 Calendar.
Kiri Østergaard Leonard

Award winning Illustrator, Artist and Creator Kiri Østergaard Leonard happily shares her experiences making a living as an artist and pursuing a creative life. She grew up in a tiny village in Denmark, left her country behind to pursue art in the bustle of New York City and now resides in the delightful weirdness of Austin, Texas surrounded by sunshine and felines.

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