A Mermaid’s Magic Shell, Original Felted Illustration


This piece has SOLD. This 10″ x 10″ felted illustration features a detailed 3D view of Viéve, our mermaid, as she reaches out to touch the magical shell that will then open into a larger than life portal to Lichendia. Custom Orders are Accepted.


This piece has SOLD. Your purchase would be a custom order. This 10″ x 10″ original felted illustration features a detailed 3D view of Viéve, and our mermaid’s magic shell as she reaches out to touch it and unleash the magic that will then open a larger than life portal to a woodland fairyland named Lichendia. The illustration is entirely painted and sculpted with wool. Custom orders are shipped two weeks after payment is received. Remember, each piece is one of a kind and unique.

A photographed reproduction of this illustration is part of the inaugural story in the Lichendia series, Fairy Spells and Strawberry Elves, published in spring 2021. The limited first edition hardcover is a high-quality children’s book, printed and bound here in Maine and signed by the author and illustrator, Hillary Dow. You have the chance to capture a piece of Lichendian history by purchasing an original illustration of the inaugural story. The sale of each illustration helps support the self-publishing process.

Take a front-row seat along the journey of bringing a magical fairyland to life! Watch and learn as we create and publish children’s books, with the support of many amazing people and businesses in Maine’s arts, farming, and publishing community! Like our Facebook Page – Follow on Instagram

A Mermaid’s Magic Shell is ready to hang and add a healthy dose of mermaid magic to your wall. The first fully illustrated children’s book of Lichendia will bring the magic of a fairy wonderland into your home – through felted illustrations and words woven into a story that fosters imagination and learning. An original masterpiece of Lichendia magic could be yours! (Did we mention Hillary has a goal to earn a Caldecott Medal in her lifetime…)

If you enjoy felting and you would like to learn how to create illustrated wool paintings such as this one, you may be interested in Hillary’s Felter’s Master Class.


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