How to: In-character books

I’ve been asked many times on how to craft an In-character book. I am not someone with the tenancy to write a book, but over the years I managed to fill over a hundred pages with Elrian’s thoughts, stories and songs. So, if you are looking to start your own in-character diary, or spellbook, or…

Gilwen’s Mandolin

Gilwen’s Mandolin, now Lendor’s Mandolin, is now painted to reflect the previous owner’s style. I used Citadel Paints because I am not good with acrylics and I’m quite happy with how it turned out. Now it only needs its new strings. Luthron and Gilwen both died tragically while on a scouting mission. This is a…

The Wandering Harpist

I have been moving forward a lot these past months. I moved to Graz, started working. While I am adapting to those changes in my life quite well (I still do a lot of costume Crafting in my free time, though I cannot show what I am working on yet), My Larp Character is not…

Elven leather bracers with silver rank insignia

My bracers are finished. The etched nickel silver insignia signify her rank in the military. The weathering effect was more of an accident with the scrubbing side of a sponge, but one that earned said sponge a permanent place in my leather tool kit.

Elven Felt Pouch

This belt pouch is made from felt and dupion silk, and took me about three days. Its tailored to hold a fist-sized conch horn. I didn’t have a plan for this before I started but instead just made it up during the process.

The Tear-lakes of Celendria

  Being the first of my two planned winter Larps this Year, Celendria‘s Winter Feast did not only have excellent food, but also a beautiful ceremony at dawn that symbolized Unity within the City’s different Elven People. The Photos were taken by Wiri Pusch.

Facing ever onward

From 2009 to 2017, is has been a long journey for this character. Elrian started out as a princess, now she is a simple soldier. I’ve played her in two different groups, lead other player in battle, used her to overcome my fear of speaking in front of people. The Surcoat is this year’s adition…

Silicone Ears

For eight years, I always used elf ears made from Latex, some better, some worse, but for this season I got my first pair of silicone ears. The difference is striking. they look so much better, are comfortable to wear and much more sturdy. The only downside is, I feel they are a tad too…

The invisible Layers

There are parts of my Larp Costumes  that people never see, armour and overcoat cover it all. The grimy shirt has one purpose only: To protect my undershirts from the scalemaille mesh. The black dirt is from the armor, and I do not bother with cleaning it off every time, since it gets like this…

Armour Surcoat – Almost Done

The Armour surcoat I made for this summer’s Epic Empires quickly became one of my favourite pieces of Costume. I have not managed to take good pictures of the finished surcoat, so here are some WIP photographs. The surcoat still lacks clasps here, and the sides are not yet closed. But all the embroidery, the…