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The Almighty Penguin Huntress
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United States
Current Residence: Wisconsin
Favourite genre of music: New Age, Alternative, Techno/Trance, World, Oldies(40's, 60's, 70's)
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: I love oils.....or pastels...cause I am not good with them.
Operating System: Windows XP - I will wait for Vista to be beta beta tested by others ;)
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Wallpaper of choice: Anything to do with nature
Favourite cartoon character: Hmmmmm, lets go with....well I am blanking.
Personal Quote: "The only limitations in life are the limitations we place upon ourselves"
Interests

Revival of the most Creative

Tue Oct 14, 2008, 2:40 PM
  • Listening to: Cat Stevens
  • Eating: Apple Pie
  • Drinking: Water
Quills, scroll carriers, ink wells, and the like

So the quest is underway to create the most dazzling intricate elf costumes for the ren faire next year. Ivy and Ken got both Travis and I going by showing us the fact that Ivy's gauntlets are suede lined, completely hand embroidered, and have fasteners that are deer antlers sawed to small pieces. I just about drooled on them!

So Travis is going as an elvish Lorekeeper and I am going to go as a elementalist, still unable to decided between an earth or water elementalist. The colors are what is holding me up. I like the earth elementalist colors better (bronze, brown, umber, deep purple). But the water one would be cool do to a headdress of driftwood and shells :D

Anyways, so right now Travis' Lorekeeper project has gotten underway because I can focus on something and actually make a decision. Is scroll case has two wooden ends, stained in Jacobean and burned with an elvish symbol. The middle portion is thick leather, also dyed dark and it is attached to either of the wooden ends by upholstry tacks. (SO COOL!) And then knob for the top wooden part that lifts off is ornate bronze, so neat!

His quill is even more amazing. Made from a turkey feather, we stripped nearly all of it away and attached some beads and wrappings at the bottom to really set it off! I will have pictures up soon. And last, what I am working on tonight is the hand molded ink well, made to look like wood texture on the outside. I am also casting a stopper top for the cork :D WEWT!

Travis costume: 2% complete

Manda's costume: Blue or Brown?

;)

Ciao!

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SlashRiot Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the :+fav: :hug:
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Zealknight Mar 18, 2011  Student Artist
Updattteeee!!!!
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HJLyn Jan 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lol I can't even remember my gaia name Oo
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:iconzealknight:
Zealknight Dec 30, 2010  Student Artist
Howdy stranger!
...remember me..?
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:iconthrask:
LOL, nonono.

New Worlds is kinda crashing and burning after I left and they got a new Director. I am playing Orro in a new MUSH we are making that's in the KOTOR era, just the concept. Sarah drew him for me :)
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:iconcaldish:
Hey there beautiful one, how are things with you??? have you been busy working on garb?!!
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:icongraphitegolem:
Hey, it's Phillippe from CotC. I am (finally) watching you, hope all is well.
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:icondarkmeridian:
YAY!!! PHILLIPE!
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:iconglad27:
Hey Mandy!

Remember me? It's Brian (Jay's friend.) Thought I'd say, "hey" and Jay told me you're keeping up with your art...very cool. Can't wait for this year's CotC. Hope to see you again there! Take care,
Brian
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:iconpaintedonmysoul:
Thank you so much for the :+fav: for The Gathering . It's most appreciated. :cuddle:
:heart:Kat
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