giovedì 27 gennaio 2011

Character - Conan the barbarian (livingrope)

Conan the barbarian (livingrope)

[livingrope]

mercoledì 26 gennaio 2011

martedì 25 gennaio 2011

Dryad, Tree light (sakimichan)

Tree light by sakimichan
Dryads (Δρυάδες, sing.: Δρυάς) are tree nymphs in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies 'oak,' from an Indo-European root *derew(o)- 'tree' or 'wood'. Thus Dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees,though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general. "Such deities are very much overshadowed by the divine figures defined through poetry and cult," Walter Burkert remarked of Greek nature deities. They were normally considered to be very shy creatures, except around the goddess Artemis, who was known to be a friend to most nymphs.

More on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dryad

[sakimichan]

venerdì 21 gennaio 2011

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (MirrorCradle)


Howard Phillips Lovecraft (MirrorCradle)
 My favourite horror/fantasy author.

Howard Phillips "H. P." Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction.
Lovecraft's guiding literary principle was what he termed "cosmicism" or "cosmic horror", the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. Those who genuinely reason, like his protagonists, gamble with sanity. As early as the 1940s, Lovecraft's work had developed a cult following for his Cthulhu Mythos, a series of loosely interconnected fiction featuring a pantheon of humanity-nullifying entities, as well as the Necronomicon, a fictional grimoire of magical rites and forbidden lore. His works were deeply pessimistic and cynical, challenging the values of the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Christian humanism. Lovecraft's protagonists usually achieve the antithesis of traditional gnosis and mysticism by momentarily glimpsing the horror of ultimate reality and the abyss.
Although Lovecraft's readership was limited during his life, his reputation has grown over the decades, and he is now regarded as one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century. According to Joyce Carol Oates, Lovecraft — as with Edgar Allan Poe in the 19th century — has exerted "an incalculable influence on succeeding generations of writers of horror fiction". Stephen King called Lovecraft "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale." King has even made it clear in his semi-autobiographical non-fiction book Danse Macabre that Lovecraft was responsible for his own fascination with horror and the macabre, and was the single largest figure to influence his fiction writing.

more on : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._P._Lovecraft

[MirrorCradle]

giovedì 20 gennaio 2011

mercoledì 19 gennaio 2011

lunedì 17 gennaio 2011

domenica 16 gennaio 2011

Young human archer

Young human archer, maybe an elf or half elf ? hard to tell but I like the art

sabato 15 gennaio 2011

giovedì 13 gennaio 2011

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