Handmade Swords - Vardhllokur (Spirit Song)
- Maker: Jake Powning
- Medium: steel, oak, bitch, bronze, silver
- Measurements: overall length 86.4 cm; weight 1.275 kg
Vardhllokur is a pattern-welded Viking sword with ancient bog-oak grip. The scabbard is yellow birch with Mammen style ornamentation while the hilt is bronze with silver and copper wire accents.
Sheet of characters from Merchant of Venice from the Toy Theatre Collection of Gigi and Glen Sandberg source - http://bookpatrol.net/in-the-stacks-of-the-folger-shakespeare-library/
One more test. Think I got it working. This guy didn’t look right till I added horns.
Ecstasy of Saint Teresa
Angel with the Crown of Thorns by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1667-1669
Kate MacDowell | Daphne
This sculpture is based on Bernini’s Baroque masterpiece, Apollo and Daphne. In this case Daphne’s tree has been brutally cut down, leaving her gaping on the ground.
"Pluto and the Abduction of Proserpina"
Can we please talk about how Bernini was able to make something as cold and hard as stone seem as warm and soft as human flesh?