oh, and here's the all important backstory!
This started as a speedpaint on the topic of "Mythical Creatures", so ended up going with something Siren-Like
"In the picture, the idea is that she sits like a spider at the centre of her lair, hoading trinkets, shiny things and favourite mementos. Waiting tirelessly, she's constantly alert for the movement of her next potential victim, that she can detect through an elaborate and far-ranging network of ropes, strings and threads, strung out across the bay."
There, clear as crystal!