Shipping Container Houses are so awesome.
Like look at that. I want one.
I love this so much.
FIGURE SKATERS ARE MADE OF MAGIC
THE WAS PERFECT.
HOW DO THEY MAKE IT LOOK SO EFFORTLESS
Wakizashi Momoyama Sword
- Dated: 16th Century
- Culture: Japanese
- Medium: steel, iron, gold, lacquer
- Measurements: overall length: 91 cm. Blade lenght: 53 cm
- Attributed to Bishu Osafune Sukesada, Momoyama Period
The blade is a shinogi-zukuri (the most general style for tachi/katana and wakizashi) and it has gunome of nie and nioi with ashi and also has a slight itame (wood grained) hada. The suriage nakago (tang of a shorter blade) comes with one mekugi-ana signed Bishu Osafune Suke (sada), black lacquer saya with aogai karakusa.
The iron tsuba has a kemari and willow signed Shoami Kanenori while the fuchi-kashira (set of hilt collar and butt cap) is a shakudo (a billon of gold and copper - typically 4-10% gold, 96-90% copper - which can be treated to form an indigo/black patina resembling lacquer) with gilt of chrysanthemum and butterflies.
the West of Middle-Earth at the end of Third Age..
…He found himself wondering at times,
especially in the Autumn, about the wild lands,
and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams…
Tolkien J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring
J. R. R. Tolkien
Disney’s Fantasia (1940)
Disney’s Sleeping Beauty production art (1959)
These would be nice to have up in a place I live more than several months at a time.
Some random East Asian themed character/costume concepts I did for fun.
Featuring the Shingeki no Kyojin salute >w>