How to: In-character books

I’ve been asked many times on how to craft an In-character book. I am not someone with the tenancy to write a book, but over the years I managed to fill over a hundred pages with Elrian’s thoughts, stories and songs. So, if you are looking to start your own in-character diary, or spellbook, or… Continue reading How to: In-character books

Calligraphy Practice

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

Elrian’s Diary: Sindarin Songs

I still haven’t started working on the Luinil pages, so here are the pages I did before the Larp. These are songs in Sindarin, the first being “The Fall of Gil-Galad”. I took the translation by Ryszard Derdzinski from elvish.org and the melody my father made years ago. The second one is a compilation from all… Continue reading Elrian’s Diary: Sindarin Songs

Elrian’s diary – about Lairon Tirithion

I started Elrian’s Diary in summer 2011, continuously documenting my Larp character’s adventures. After four years and 70 pages it is now halfway complete. Here is the working process of a recent page. After sketching the content of the page – which I often do while in-character – I rewrite the text and outline the illustration in… Continue reading Elrian’s diary – about Lairon Tirithion

Elrian’s Diary

Elrian’s diary is a project I started two years ago, and its original purpose was to collect  plot information the character acquired during role play conventions. But after while I started to put in personal stuff that went through my characters head. Its purpose is now to collect both information about plot (which will be… Continue reading Elrian’s Diary