“We all have 10,000 bad drawings in us. The sooner we get them out the better.” ― Walt Stanchfield

    bestiary

    A bestiary (from bestiarum vocabulum) is a compendium of beasts. Originating in the ancient world, bestiaries were made popular in the Middle Ages in illustrated volumes that described various animals and even rocks. The natural history and illustration of each beast was usually accompanied by a moral lesson.

    U is for Unicorn

    U is for Unicorn

    In many bestiary representations, a virgin is used to lure the unicorn. She heads to the forest until a unicorn sees her and jumps into...

    S is for Satyr

    S is for Satyr

    In Bestiary lore, the satyr is usually described as a type of ape, but is often pictured as a wild man. 31 of 52

    R is for Rabbit

    R is for Rabbit

    The rabbit is a wild and lithe beast that is hunted by dogs, or chased out of its warrens by ferrets. #30 of 52

    P is for Pard

    P is for Pard

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A pard (Ancient Greek: πάρδος) is the Greek word for the leopard, which is listed in...

    O is for Onocentaur

    O is for Onocentaur

    The onocentaur has the upper body of a man and the lower body of an onager (wild ass). The upper part is rational; the lower...

    M is for Mermaid

    M is for Mermaid

    The mermaid has the body of a woman from head to waist, and a fish below. Mermaids are vain, and like to admire their own image. There are...