Ardea Cinerea

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Christmas-day shooting with my mum. This is her Larp-character Ardea Cinerea.

We made most of the costume together, though she did the embroidery.

Nerwen

Elven Bust

I made this maquette while planning my helmet. After the helmet was finished I repaired and finished the maquette, adding Hair and more pieces of armour. I wanted to create an antique silver finish, so I first applied a special silver paint and then several layers of acrylic paint.

The maquette is made of polymer clay with an aluminium core. It’s height is 9.5 cm.

Nerwen is Galadriel’s mother name. It’s meaning is “man-maiden”. I really like the Idea that Galadriel was quite the warrior in her youth and only grew into her serene self much later.

 

Elrian’s Diary: Sindarin Songs

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I still haven’t started working on the Luinil pages, so here are the pages I did before the Larp.
These are songs in Sindarin, the first being “The Fall of Gil-Galad”.
I took the translation by Ryszard Derdzinski from elvish.org and the melody my father made years ago.

The second one is a compilation from all the A Elbereth Gilthoniel stanzas from both the books and the movies. Some of them I edited to fit the four-line pattern.