In honor of the first installment of The Hobbit arriving in theaters, I replicated Bilbo’s sword, Sting, out of clay. Lots of angles because I’m rather pleased with how it turned out XD
hey remember when I made this?
no because it only got 1 note
That is stoneware people! not easy to make do things like this
Seeing awesome replicas made with unlikely materials is like my favorite thing.
Little preview of the convention
Oscar night? Even better <3
Congratulations on Best Fantasy Group!!
These awesomely intricate layered cut paper sculptures are the work of Virginia-based artist and professor Eric Standley. We shared some of his beautiful creations here last year, but these photos provide a much better look at just how astonishingly delicate and intricate Standley’s creations are. They’re incredibly complex stained glass windows without the glass.
waiting for her family that will never return
I bow to you, milady :3
My sister. My Queen. The strong foundations upon which I stand.
The greatest scene in all animated movie history.
I may or may not recite this when I’m looking for things.
I wonder how long people have been waiting for these gifs
probably just as long as they’ve been waiting for Incredibles 2
My wife and I quote this almost as often as LOTR.
Swordy progress. Fresh blade excitingly crafted on a belt sander. Such a great tool. Need one at home. Finding a love for wood work.
"The area at the mouth of the Oder was inhabited by a thriving Slav tribe of the Wolinians with its main town in Wolin. Wolin is mentioned by Arabic chroniclers as the most beautiful port of the Baltic Sea and the city of twelve gates. Situated at the trade route, Wolin attracted traders, travellers and contemporary pirates – the Vikings. At the end of the 10th century, in Wolin lived an expelled Danish king – Harald Bluetooth – an alleged founder of Jomsborg, the Viking village at the mouth of the Oder. Probably, somewhere at the mouth of the Oder there was Vineta, a legendary port, one of the biggest cities at the Baltic Sea at that time. Even today, the exact location of Vineta remains a mystery. The legend of the rich city survived for several hundred years. In the 18th century, the inhabitants of Wolin were frantically searching for hidden treasures, even in their own houses, digging up cellars to such an extent that the walls of their houses started cracking.
Archaeologists still look for these treasures. They have found the only existing medieval compass, fragments of ships, a port, a former temple, jewellery and weapon. The total weight of discovered silver and gold amounts to over 11 kilos.
In the villages of Slavs and Vikings, you can visit a number of houses, among others the house of an amber jeweller, minter, potter or a fisherman. The houses are surrounded by fortifications and a tower with a gate. An interesting attraction are two runic stones of which one is dedicated to Świętosława, a daughter of Mieszko I of Poland and the second to the Norwegian King – Olaf Tryggvason. In the open-air museum, there are organised workshops of ancient crafts, and every summer a great outdoor event ‘The Slavs and Vikings Festival’ takes place there.”