Songs and Shadows

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I finally finished the second Masquerada Fan Art I made. It has some perspective issues, but at least I managed to finish it as well… I am still not confident working on paper this large.

Watercolour and Copic on Paper.

Drawing practice with Mistcloaks

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My current sketchbook is almost full. Time to start sifting through it and fish out the gems.

The End of an Era

I got my Bachelor of Arts today. After four and a half years of studying Game Design this part of my life is now over and done. We had a little exhibition along with our final presentations and even a few tears were shed.

Thank you!

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The Tear-lakes of Celendria

 

Being the first of my two planned winter Larps this Year, Celendria‘s Winter Feast did not only have excellent food, but also a beautiful ceremony at dawn that symbolized Unity within the City’s different Elven People.

The Photos were taken by Wiri Pusch.

The Stormlight Archive – Dalinar and Navani

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If it be your will
That I speak no more
And my voice be still
As it was before
I will speak no more
I shall abide until
I am spoken for
If it be your will

Dalinar and Navani Kholin, from the Stormlight Archive. I have yet to find a song that fits them better than Leonard Cohen’s If it be you will.

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The Stormlight Archive – Oathbringer

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“I am Unity.”

[…]

Dalinar stood within a pillar of light and spinning gloryspren, one hand to each side, clutching the realms that made up reality. […]

These Words… are accepted, the Stormfather said, sounding stunned. How? What have you done.

 

 

Introducing Solufleece

For Years I did not use embroidery fleece or stich&tear, I either painted my designs directly onto the fabric or improvised using chinese paper. But ever since I discovered Solufleece, I have not done a single embroidery wihtout. I was always afraid to damage my embroidery while removing the backing, but Soluvlies will dissolve on contact with water… no tearing at all.

Soluvlies WIP

Working with Solufleece is very satisfying. the pattern of the material helps with making everything look even, and you can paint on in with a thin marker, even tracing design from paper.

Then comes the best part: removing the Solufleece.

Solufleece is ugly, so after dissolving it and seeing the finished work for the first time, I have this WOW effect every time. I still have to remove the thread that held the fleece in place by hand, and Ill have to remove a few small bits that still stick to the fabric, using warm water. But its such a huge improvement to any workflow I used before.

Soluvlies DONE