Amabie - A prophetic sea dwelling yokai that is drawn and shown to others during times of disease or epidemic.

Mothman - A moth the size of a man, urban legend.

Tatzelwurm - From Alpine folklore, a serpent like creature with the face of a cat.

investigation of the tatzelwurm

Some other Kelpie concepts

Final kelpie design

This collection of creature designs and illustrations mostly come from a rolling prompt list given out monthly by illustrator Toby Allen.  He calls it #creature_feature. Many other illustrators familiar with Toby participate and I started engaging with the challenge in November for the mothman prompt. 
I enjoy the time exploring folklore from all over the world and designing the creatures in a way that feels unique and very personal to my style. 
This is a rolling collection of those designs.
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