by Eric Whollem
mixed media digital art
Copyright by the artist.
A Goddess of the Sea
Thetis is a Nereid, or salt sea mermaid, from ancient
Greek mythology. She was mother of the hero Achilles,
who fought in the Trojan War.
The Nereids are the daughters of Nereus and Doris.
They are beneficent and saviors of sailors at sea.
Mermaids, undines, selkies, Nereids, Naiads, Oceanids, water nymphs, water sprites by Eric Whollem.