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Star Wars on my mind

With costume research for my own needs and the needs of my two best friends and then my other friend who wants the Jedi Temple Guard costume made, I have been living and breathing Star Wars pretty intensely for the

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Posted in Star Wars, Writing

Helm of Awetumn….

Okay, I could not resist the pun.  You see the symbol in the center of the painting is called a Helm of Awe and there are Fall or Autumn leaves…. get it?   The Helm of Awe is part of

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Painting

It’s going to be a Jedi Temple Guard!

A couple of weeks ago I posted that I had a friend who wanted me to make him a Star Wars themed costume, well, he has made his decision that he wants a Jedi Temple Guard costume.  This is exciting

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Posted in Art, Costume, Star Wars

Templar Holocaust Remembrance Day – October 13

Today is Templar Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day in 1307 the Knights were betrayed by the Roman Catholic Church and the French Monarchy, who claimed to be good friends of the Order. The Knights were not attacked because they

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Posted in Culture, Education, History, Inspiration

Reno Artown Events

For many years there has always been these complaints amongst the locals and the newly established locals that Reno has no culture, and every few years some hard working idealists try and put together cultural events to serve that hunger

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Posted in Art, Culture

First Irminsul Painting Project

I have been wanting to explore into more of the imagery of the Northern/Western European ancient cultures, and so I finally sat down and started to work on some of the Irminsul, which is associated with the Norse God Tyr,

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Culture, Heathen, Irminsul

Paintbrush back in hand with Odin

Since my disappointment with the Color Theory class back in the Fall 2013, I have felt incredibly empty and have deeply missed working on the art projects and learning.  I love learning, especially when being taught by intelligent thoughtful organized

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Posted in Art, Asatru, Heathen, Inspiration, Painting