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My name is Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn. It is a name I chose for myself quite some time ago to reflect and empower my personal majikal and artistic endeavors.
I'm also known as "Mama Ravyn" and The Blood Witch...the one and only. I was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1971 and my maiden name is Greenfield. I come from a long line of loving bay folk, naturopaths, artists and craftsmen.
I currently reside in what I refer to as "the enchanted forest" on a plateau in Middle Tennessee; a place lovingly named "Wintermoon".
I'm a self taught freelance graphic artist with a focus on esoteric art, both digital and organic.
I'm an atheistic spiritualist of mixed European, Asian and Scandanavian lineage. I have been a family geneologist since I was 12 years old; a promise made and a gift given to me by my Grandmother.
My interests are many and varied, but all along the same vein of Gothic literature, art and esotericism.
I've been an artist my entire life. My work has been featured in various publications, from magazines and books to movies and album art.
I work in multi-media, using various tools and canvases, from simple logo and production designs to wall murals and folk paintings. I am also proficient in virtual world designs and business.
My personal art frequently reflects darker subject matter, but comfortable with various paradigms.
I have a strong professional work ethic, and my art and experience is ever evolving.
I won't waste my time or yours; so with that being said, I feel it necessary to tell you exactly who I am and what I'm about just in case you find my personal aesthetic an issue for you.
I'm an eclectic and a bit eccentric non-neuro-typical. A happy corpse bride with a dead cat, weird plants, and a few Gothlings.
I also do taxidermy art, collect old medical thingies and stuff dead things into jars.
I like to have fun, I refuse to grow old, and refuse to die.
I'm a Poe devotee, and a Gaiman/Burton/King/Shelley/Lovecraft/Romero/Waters hybrid weirdo with a touch of Troma and Raimi.
I'm a combat boot and broomstick skirt wearing, black hat donning, Horrorpunk heart with a black metal soul.
On Fridays I'm in love, and it's always time for tea.
I've got my feet in the air and my head on the ground, and work inside out and frequently backwards...and if you caught all of those hidden references, we're friends already.
I love classic and cult film, picnics in cemeteries, weird tea parties and wild pirate tavern raids.
I like puzzles and riddles, and mystery and magic.
I am interested in and do a lot of stuff.
I'm a Skyrim addict and play a Khajiit, so if "You have coin, I have wares."
I'm good at what I do and am always learning something new. I like to teach and am ever a scholar.
I appreciate constructive criticism and am open to respectful suggestions.
I'm a bit ODD, but house-trained and play well with others.
I despise prejudice. I'm not rude, but I say what I mean.
I don't lie, steal, beat around the bush or pull punches and I respect others who do the same.
If you want treats with no tricks...I'm your girl.
*Thought-provoking and passionate designs.
*Original art and graphics for your project or product.
*Experienced, time sensitive and direct work.
*Open lines of communication between client and artist.
*Commissions and licensed work.
*Personalized cards, presentations and gifts.
*Flyers, posters, banners and signs.
*Logos, social media and website graphics.
*Texture sets and virtual 2D graphics.
*Book, magazine and album art.
Photography & Video
*Architectural and landscape photography.
*Promotional portrait photography.
*Short animations, compilations and video promotions.
*Original promotional music, collaborations and licensed short scores.
*Paintings, collages, murals, organic, clay and beaded crafts.
*logo jewelry design
- "For the Love of Monsters: Best of The Monsters Next Door" by L.B. Goddard - Book cover (2008)
- "Diary of the Antichrist" by David Cherubim in association with the Aleister Crowley Foundation -Book cover. (December 2012)
- "Darkfaery Subculture Magazine": Version 11: Volume 1: Issue 4 Featured Cover. (April 2012)
- "Grave magazine" - Covers and site graphics. (2015 to 2017)
- "Drusilla" by Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn- Book cover art, site graphics and illustrations. (In Production 2017)
- "The Devil's Oracle" by Mizdimma DeSade & Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn. Tarot deck design and book art. (October 2017)
-"The Stonemaiden's Arcanum" -Author & Artist
-"The Sumerian Pictogram Divination Deck" -Author & Artist
-"The Summer Night Oracle" -Author & Artist
-"The Summer Night Oracle Lenormand" -Author & Artist
-"Enchanted: A Veshigi Book of Forest Craeft" & Ancestral Majik-Author & Artist (January 2020)
-"Ravynmoon's Zodiacal Journal & Witches Almanac 2020" (January 2020)
-"The Vesh Hekati" (TBA)
-"Moon Sugar-Appalachian Hexerei & Forest Craeft"-Author & Artist (In Progress)
-"Ravynmoon's HEX" Majizine (2020-current)
Tarot & Oracle
The Summer Night Oracle
The Summer Night LeNormand
The Sumerian Pictogram Deck(DUE FOR RE-RELEASE)
The Behenian Fixed Star Deck
The Oracle of 13 Gates
The Stonemaiden's Arcanum
The Devil's Oracle with Mizdimma DeSade
The Devil's Spellbook with Mizdimma DeSade(TBA)
The Storybook Rune cards
The Gypsy Hex Oracle
The Night Parade Oracle(OTT)
Oracle de Materia Medica(OTT)
- "Transcendental Aeonic Majik" by ZYN -Album art, music and site graphics. (2009)
- "Project Archangel" by Project Archangel -Album art, music, site graphics, photography and post work.(2010)
- "Dragon" by ZYN - Album art, music, site graphics, photography and post work. (2011)
- "The Haunted" by ZYN - Album art, music and site graphics. (2011)
- "Shattered" by Souless Affection - Album art. (2012)
- "A Witches Garden" by ZYN - Album art and music. (2012)
- "Leocadia" by Christine Plays Viola - Album art. (2013)
- "Closet Space" by The Unquiet Void - Album art for movie soundtrack. (2013)
- "Lair of the Ice King" by ZYN - Album art and music. (2015)
Netography, Photography, Virtual World & Radio
-Ravynmoon-product photography and video, site graphics and product promotional ads.
-Wintermoon Curios-product photogrpahy, site graphics and product promotional ads.
-The Blood Witch-Blogger. Site content, articles, graphics and art.
-The Gothic Poet Society-Site graphics and flyers.
-The Sinister Tea Sorority-Site graphics and flyers
-NecroBunny-Site graphics and album cover.
-The Eternal Beloved-Site graphics, video, photography and post work.
-Nocturnal Paranormal-Site graphics, video, photography and post work.
-Dance with the Dead radio-Site graphics, virtual world production, posters and flyers. Show intros, sweepers and D.J. drops.
-Ghost Story Apparel-product photography, site graphics, product promotional ads and virtual world production.
-Botanica Diabolique-product photography, site graphics and product promotional ads.
-The October House-blog photography, site graphics and product promotional ads.
-Ravenwood Arts & Curios-product photography, site graphics, product promotional ads and virtual world production.
As D.j. Ms. Anthropy on Dance with the Dead Radio, *Wake the Dead morning show & *The Ceremony (2012-2015)
Dance with the Dead Radio
The Dailies: Daily Tarot & Oracle Readings (Autumn 2020)
Ravynmoon's HEX podcast with Mizdimma DeSade (2020-current)
Zero Point Witchcraft Educational podcast (Winter 2020-present)
I've created over 600 clothing and accessory items for the store including all graphics.
Community portal since 1999. All content, writings, art, etc.
All content, writings, etc
Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn
social media, esoteric instructor and teaching artist (Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube)
The Blood Witch
Genealogist. See my Family Tree at Ancestry.com
-Find-a-Grave: Volunteer. Historigraphy, photography, digital archive
-The Eternal Beloved: historigraphy, photography, archivist
-Nocturnal Paranormal: Medium/sensitive, photography, art & writings
The Library of Congress: Volunteer. Transcriptionist. Notable: Letters from Lincoln
-The Veshigi Tradition: Matriarch and creator of the Veshigi tradition of Appalachian Hexerei.
-Societas Draconis Alchimia: Society of esoteric study. Matriarch and creator.
-Coven Ravynmoon: Matriarch and creator. Witchcraft Education.
I give ongoing classes in the esoteric arts, especially in regard to basic witchcraft, the Veshigi tradition, and Hex signs and hexcraft.
Black Dragyn Stock: I have a stock art page at Deviantart which was given to the community as a "no strings attached" offering.
If you are an artist in need of a few backgrounds, or a band creating your own cover art, kindly visit to see if there's something available for you for free.
I major in Asian Studies with a focus on magical customs and death rites.
Classes I've taken or am currently enrolled in to better my focus:
-Life & Death-Hong Kong Poly
-The Divine Comedy-Georgetown U.
"Arijah designed the amazing cover for my book 'Diary of the Antichrist.' Her gothic art for the cover gives an appropriate symbolic impression of the soul and nature of the book.
It is my favorite work of art, a unique combination of The Devil and The Hierophant of Tarot, and a powerful portrayal of the effects of such a magical union." –David Cherubim (Musician, Author and Occultist)
"Arijah Ankh Khalid Zyn is hands down my favorite artist. I have gone to her countless times, for work and NEVER have I been let down. She can take a rendered image or photograph and turn it into an amazing work of art.
All her work is deep and mesmerizing. I honestly wish I had just half of the skills she possesses. Her promotionals for my products have been well captured and in my opinion, the driving force in my sales. She is a wizard in decoration
of virtual reality worlds, while most people are bogging down the program with 3d mesh models with outlandish resource usage, she can create better effects with 2d resources from scratch, that didn't bog down program resources.
She is very easy to get along with, and will offer suggestions along the way, but will deliver what you ask for. I will always go to her first, before I consider using any other art designer." -Mizdimma DeSade (Artist, Author, Musician and Occultist)
"Renaissance woman and mystical diva, Arijah Ankh Khalid-Zyn, has held a career as a talented esoteric artist for quite some time. Remarkably, Arijah was able to gain a lot of business through raw skills, networking, and some good old-fashioned word of mouth.
I’ve worked with Arijah on a few projects and find her sense of professionalism, along with the personal interest she takes in every project, very impressive. Arijah has spent her entire life on mastering the art she produces. Due to her broad life experience,
Arijah is able to find common ground in interpreting the reality you would like to see projected for her customer base." -Warlock Asylum (Musician, Author and Occultist)
Over the past 15 years, I have created over 1000 pieces of art and have created a stock catalogue of my own creations containing over 40,000 independant items.
For sake of time and space, I have created a video of some of my work. It's large, so please be patient.
Personal Public Profile
Ravynmoon FB page
Wintermoon FB page
The Blood Witch FB page
Gothic Graffiti FB page
Hex FB page
Telegram and Zoom available by request.
Project pages can be viewed following the links at Ravynmoon.com. There you will find my majik, music, The Gothic Poets Society and The Eternal Beloved.
The shop can be accessed by the main Ravynmoon page or by visiting GothicGraffiti.com.
All publications are currently through Wintermoon Publishing. To reach the publisher directly in regard to specific publicatons,
out of print inquires, catalogue inquiries, the collective or for interviews, kindly send a mail to email@example.com.
For agent inquiries, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attn: J. Gilés.
COMMISSIONS BY SPECIAL CONSIDERATION ONLY AT THIS TIME.
Trades and Non-conventional Currency
I honor all types of currrency, but will not take a check. I occasionally accept trades, but it depends on what it is.
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