Jeff Nishinaka’s paper dragons. I often feel that Chinese "dragons" are overrepresented -- that the long does not get mentioned in Chinese folk religion and lore anywhere near as often as it does in western projections of Chinese lore -- but this papercraft image is just so damn cool.
This image reminds me of the "Lycanians" ~ a race of barbaric shifters who live across the restless sea from DRAGONS REALM: a new dark fantasy novel by Tessa Dawn, coming Fall/Winter 2015. They can shape shift into any creature -- or combination -- imaginable. Source: Tengu
A ceasg is a mermaid in Scottish mythology, a supernatural half-woman and half-grilse (salmon). It is also known in Scottish Gaelic as maighdean na tuinne ("maid of the wave") or maighdean mhara ("maid of the sea"). The ceasg is said to be able to grant three wishes to anyone that captures her