Category Archives: dragons

UK – A Giant Dragon Statue Installed Overnight On The Banks Of A Castle In Wales

  A huge dragon statue has just appeared overnight on the banks of a Welsh castle.   Image: Wales News Service   The dragon, which is four meters long and weighs 1 ton, has reptile-like black and red scales, smoke-flaring nostrils, … Continue reading

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Incredible Japanese Paintings Of Dragons Made With A Single Stroke

  ‘Hitofude ryuu’ is a complexe and beautiful Japanese paint technique of creating dragon bodies in a single brushstroke. The Japanese studio Kousyuuya has produced generations of painters who excel at this technique –            

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Creatures of tin

  Welcome to Ptolemy Elrington’s world of tin monsters and animals. The north England based artist, owner and operator of ‘Hubcap Creatures’ creates his sculptures from re-cycled materials including shopping trolleys, scrap metal and car wheel trims which he re-shapes into a variety of life forms, … Continue reading

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One Of The Most Incredible Metamorphosis In Nature – From A Cute Funny Larva To A Deep-sea Monster

When encountering the picture of the larval form of a the chestburster, alien looking Black Dragonfish or Ribbon Sawtail Fish (Idiacanthus fasciola), you’re probably thinking it’s a science fiction film character. It’s found around the world at depths of 500 … Continue reading

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Mythical Creatures at Royal Mail Stamps Series

The Royal Mail commissioned artist Dave McKean to produce a set of six stamps based on mythical creatures. The Paranormal Database takes a brief look on how these magical creatures fit into UK and Irish myths and legends. The first … Continue reading

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