Folklore Series: Nótt – The Norse Goddess of the Night

Illustration of Nótt – The personification of night from Norse Mythology. Nótt rides her horse Hrímfaxi through the night sky. Foam from her horse’s bit sprinkles the earth.

She is referred to as “night” by humans, “darkness” by the gods, the masker” by the mighty Powers, “unlight” by the jötunn, “joy-of-sleep” by the elves, while dwarves call her “dream-Njörun” (meaning “dream-goddess”).

Info
Medium:

Hand-drawn in the Procreate-App using an iPad Pro.

Category:

Character Design

Date:

19-05-2020