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Celestial Bodies 003 by LadyRhiannon824 Celestial Bodies 003 :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 1 0 Capricorn the Sage... by LadyRhiannon824 Capricorn the Sage... :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 1 0 Sagittarius the Archer by LadyRhiannon824 Sagittarius the Archer :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 2 2 Scorpio the Sorceress by LadyRhiannon824 Scorpio the Sorceress :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 1 0 Libra Angel by LadyRhiannon824 Libra Angel :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 0 0 Virgo the Priestess by LadyRhiannon824 Virgo the Priestess :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 5 0 Leo the Lion Queen by LadyRhiannon824 Leo the Lion Queen :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 1 0 Cancer by LadyRhiannon824 Cancer :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 1 0 Gemini by LadyRhiannon824 Gemini :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 6 0 Queen of the Young Turks by LadyRhiannon824 Queen of the Young Turks :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 9 4 Taurus by LadyRhiannon824 Taurus :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 2 2 Through Space and Time by LadyRhiannon824 Through Space and Time :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 3 2 A Storm is Coming by LadyRhiannon824 A Storm is Coming :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 2 6 The Mermaid and the Dragon by LadyRhiannon824 The Mermaid and the Dragon :iconladyrhiannon824:LadyRhiannon824 0 0 Fairy Magic by LadyRhiannon824
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Vampire Vixen by LadyRhiannon824
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Centauressa by Vildamir Centauressa :iconvildamir:Vildamir 39 4 First Light by AnTheilo First Light :iconantheilo:AnTheilo 119 46 Centuaria Cineraria 2.0 by NikkiBeesHive Centuaria Cineraria 2.0 :iconnikkibeeshive:NikkiBeesHive 19 4 Aradia: In his dreams. by tobiizcute555 Aradia: In his dreams. :icontobiizcute555:tobiizcute555 16 2 La serena. by SprinkleSprankles La serena. :iconsprinklesprankles:SprinkleSprankles 2,017 143 Nimel by CristianaLeone Nimel :iconcristianaleone:CristianaLeone 131 44 Art Nudes - C 2 by mjranum-stock
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River of Dreams by LinzArcher River of Dreams :iconlinzarcher:LinzArcher 217 32 Cocoon by LinzArcher
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Cocoon :iconlinzarcher:LinzArcher 216 27
Horse - Watercolour by christina-0o Horse - Watercolour :iconchristina-0o:christina-0o 3 1 by siudajSTEJ
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ohne dich by lichdrael ohne dich :iconlichdrael:lichdrael 33 22 Mirror Mirror on the Wall by DarkSilverStudio Mirror Mirror on the Wall :icondarksilverstudio:DarkSilverStudio 3 0 Mother Nature - Face of Spirit by PearlDraconia Mother Nature - Face of Spirit :iconpearldraconia:PearlDraconia 2 0




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Lady Rhiannon
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I am a single mother to two living angels, I am an aspiring writer and artist, I am a social activist, political/social commentator, & student in college earning my humanities degree. I combine the written truth with visual fantasy....every piece has a story.

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The Value of Learning
By Lady Rhiannon
   One of my most treasured values is my love of learning. Learning is something that impacts nearly every facet of my existence every day. I am constantly learning new things, or expounding on existing knowledge. Even when I am not learning, I am applying skills or knowledge, even if it is just a logic problem in a puzzle book, in order to exercise my mind. Without my drive and desire to learn I would have never started gardening, writing, painting, drawing, making my own jewelry, crafts, baking, or any of my other hobbies and art forms. Learning new information, such as history and social science is vital to our evolution as a civilization. We must learn from our past, our societal flaws, and our behavior in order to become a better functioning society. The individuals that ignore or resist learning opportunities become mentally atrophied.
   Those who cannot or will not stop to examine, study, and analyze the world around them seem to have little to no ability to apply any form of analysis upon themselves, thus cannot achieve a level of self-actualization.Those without any motivation to learn seem to lead a semi-conscious existence. They appreciate things less, are more socially awkward, are less likely to pick up on details, and are more likely to be fearful or prejudicial against things they do not understand. As a result they are less emotionally fulfilled, but they cannot understand why. It is common to say that ignorance is bliss, but from what I have seen that is only an illusion, because those who are ignorant lack the self-reflection necessary to understand how un-blissful they truly are. It is true that knowing hard truths can make people depressed, angry, frustrated, or even terrified, but not knowing keeps you in just a vulnerable or dangerous position without the benefit of knowing what to expect or how to prepare. Learning and understanding truths has always been a fulfilling and ultimately beneficial experience for me, even when the new information is unpleasant.
   The most important things in my life have been a result of endless and eager learning. I have learned how to be an artist, a gardener, a cook, and a caretaker to every type and number of helpless little creature. I taught myself how to be a good mother, which is by far the most valuable role I can possibly play in this world. Unfortunately, many refuse to learn; even to be a good mother to their children.
My mother taught me the importance of learning from an early age. She has two Associate's degrees and a Bachelor's degree herself, and was a teacher for some time. I too am hoping to become a teacher, probably in history. I would love to teach high school American History because I think that a thorough, honest understanding of our history, especially slavery, women's history, our wars, and the intricate workings of our economy and government is so very vital to the betterment of our country's future. I would also love to spread information through a larger demographic, becoming a teacher of a different fashion through journalism, public activism, and political commentary.
   We seem to have a short attention span in this country when it comes to history, and learning is not high enough on the priority list. I don't think those that have a true value for learning are in the majority. I have watched congressmen and alleged professionals on national television misquote, misdate, and misinterpret chapters in history over and over again, and quite recently. So I think it is imperative that we teach our children the absolute truth so that they are never in a position to be seen as ignorant, nor in a position to hear untruths coming from someone else and be so naïve as to believe that they are true.
Learning is beneficial emotionally, financially, physically and socially. An educated public improves society as a whole. The greatest power of all lies inside the mind, and with everything that we learn we strengthen the mind, thus strengthening our personal power.
"Knowledge is Power" - Sir Francis Bacon

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Mythcons Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love your gallery, keep up the good work!
LadyRhiannon824 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
CristianaLeone Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hi!! :wave: Thanx a lot for :+fav:ing me!!! Much appreciated!! :iconlovefavsplz:
Silvolf Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:!
LadyRhiannon824 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
You are welcome :) Good work
King-of-Dark-Titans Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
They all are so beautiful and magical, you are a sorceress of fantasy, a daughter of the Muses!
LadyRhiannon824 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much, that means a lot [link]
King-of-Dark-Titans Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
my delight, mythical summoner of magical drawings and divine fantasies!
LadyRhiannon824 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
yup, thats what I do ^^
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