IllustrationThe Binding of Fenrir, Norse Myth Book Cover Illustration
The Binding of Fenrir, one of my favourite Norse myths, is the inspiration for this hand lettered and illustrated book cover.

The Binding of Fenrir Hand Lettered and Illustrated Book Cover

The Norse Gods treat Fenrir pretty shabbily, so my retelling of the tale would certainly be from his point of view and I‘ve illustrated his wary wolf portrait with this in mind ...

The Binding of Fenrir Hand Lettered and Illustrated Book Cover: Wary Wolf

A love of ancient history and particularly Norse Mythology made this subject a pleasure to research. I decided to use Viking runes and knotwork to evoke the rich mythology within the story.

The Binding of Fenrir Hand Lettered and Illustrated Book Cover: Viking Runes and Knotwork

See more of my Illustration folder or if you enjoy myths too, you might like to take a look at my illustrations for The Owl Service by Alan Garner, a story inspired by the Welsh myth of Blodeuwedd.

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