Those to live for I wrote this story last autum, it may be the longest thing I have ever written. Its a strange feeling, reading it again months later and NOT wanting to toss it away. Parvena Demir has been a Soldier all her live when war reaches her home. One by one, nations have… Continue reading Those to live for, Part 1
Elven City, Gouache an paper. I’m still fuguring out Gouache as a medium, and I am still not used to those large formats.
With Mass Effect Andromeda coming out this month, I think back to the triology ands its charakters. I’m going to miss Shepard and her crew.
Elrian met some Fairies and she remembers their faces- in her diary.
Masquerada: Songs and Shadows released two weeks ago, and it’s an amazing storytelling experience! The game is not flawless, but I enjoyed it from the first to the last moment, especially the detailed world building and the diverse cast with their convincing voice-acting. And it inspired me to paint. It also makes me want to… Continue reading Masquerada: Songs and Shadows
I am in a painting mood, experimenting with new techniques. Aiming for a style similiar to John Bauer’s works, this was the first time I did the watercolour part first and added the lineart afterwards.
I made these watercolour illustrations for two of my short stories, Asche and Feuer. It was the first time I used a brush instead of a pen to do the lineart, to create a rough, more alive look. It was so much fun.
I made another book, this time for the guards of the main gate. The elven camp on the Epic Empire Larp has always had a book of the guard, with a guard shift plan, pictures of all the camp’s inhabitants and notes on events at the gate. The first one is full now, after several… Continue reading The Book of the Guard
There is this beautiful way to write English in a writing system suitable for an East Asian character. It’s called square word Calligraphy. I practiced a bit before the larp, but writing this is actually easier than it looks, so I was able to get into it very quickly. During the larp I still used… Continue reading Calligraphy Practice
I made this leather bound journal for a Larp event this year. while manythings are still really improvised I learned a lot on how book covers are constructed. I used an ordinary artist journal for the book, as well as cardboard and thin leather. The motiv was inspired by an art nouveau ceramic tile.