Jǫrmungandr


After two weeks of drawing talking heads (yawn) and people walking with their hands in their pockets (Quiet relevant scenes with interesting lyrics though) its about time for some action. Ouroboros is a Greek name for ‘tail-swallower’ but the symbol of the serpent eating its own tail is found all over the world. The Nordic mythological version of this animal is named Jǫrmungandr. As one of the three children of Loki and Angrboða this piece of snake grew so large that he was able to surround the earth and grasp his own tail. When he lets go, the world will end. Music: Den Fule – Nordafjells.

Ourobouros


The Ouroboros is the worlds oldest symbol depicting a serpent eating it’s own tail. It represents the cyclic, re-creating reality of life. My story is not a frame- but a ring-story. Check my version of the Ouroboros in the image above. The snakes head is not on top of the ring (as it should be) but on its side. I could not draw a ring in this position, showing the snakes head at the same time so I solved the problem by drawing it this way. Don’t tell…