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About Artisan Crafts / Hobbyist TorbjörnMale/Sweden Group :iconlarp-crafters: Larp-Crafters
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Larping wintertime by Noctiped Larping wintertime :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 9 2 Boots by Noctiped Boots :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 6 0 Decorated belt by Noctiped Decorated belt :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 5 0 Knife shaft by Noctiped Knife shaft :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 3 0 Crossbow 6 by Noctiped Crossbow 6 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 7 4 Tool Purse 3 by Noctiped Tool Purse 3 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 6 2 Monster hunter gear by Noctiped Monster hunter gear :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 5 6 Back scabbard by Noctiped Back scabbard :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 61 11 Crossbow 5 by Noctiped Crossbow 5 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 12 10 Medieval toxic gas soldier by Noctiped Medieval toxic gas soldier :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 50 10 Wear soles by Noctiped Wear soles :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 6 6 Hedgehog banner by Noctiped Hedgehog banner :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 3 0 Girdle purse 4 by Noctiped Girdle purse 4 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 15 4 4th Banner by Noctiped 4th Banner :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 2 2 Landsknecht banner 2 by Noctiped Landsknecht banner 2 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 6 2 Liripipe hood 2 by Noctiped Liripipe hood 2 :iconnoctiped:Noctiped 4 4


Armor study by Igor-Zhovtovsky Armor study :iconigor-zhovtovsky:Igor-Zhovtovsky 185 8 Dragon knife sheath by Zuchtdrache Dragon knife sheath :iconzuchtdrache:Zuchtdrache 2 8 Fantasy hunting bag by Ulfhednar-Workshop Fantasy hunting bag :iconulfhednar-workshop:Ulfhednar-Workshop 21 3 Viking Leather Jacket (inspired Ragnar Lothbrok) by Svetliy-Sudar Viking Leather Jacket (inspired Ragnar Lothbrok) :iconsvetliy-sudar:Svetliy-Sudar 98 26
I LARP. I Like it. Shut up.
There are two sentences I hear a lot about LARP.
„It's fucking childish." or „You need to grow up and be an adult."
For starters: I'm a realist. I know most people are close-minded, stupid and bitter, fixed on common notion of „normality." They just don't know better, in most cases it's not their fault and I don't think It'll ever get better.
People are tolerant these days – but not because they understand the specific problem. They are tolerant of some things, because they're told to be tolerant to these things, not because of a result of their own critical thinking.
But I sort of feel an urge to speak about why I do what I do, and why the sentences above are deeply wrong.
It's not the internet trolling, what bothers me, I write this mostly because I'm getting married after three awesome years of relationship, and yet some people close to me think I'm not mature enough for this just because I'm a larper.
(I hope my english is good enough to make my point.)
Fantasies are simply not onl
:iconyshara:Yshara 7 14
Sacoche cheval Rohan/ Horse Rohan purse medieval by Ambassadeur-Krohn Sacoche cheval Rohan/ Horse Rohan purse medieval :iconambassadeur-krohn:Ambassadeur-Krohn 4 0 riekkopuukko by jarkko1 riekkopuukko :iconjarkko1:jarkko1 25 8 XIII Century dagger sheath by enrico-ors-91 XIII Century dagger sheath :iconenrico-ors-91:enrico-ors-91 11 11 Medieval Heavy Crossbow (Mini) by pulsiondemort Medieval Heavy Crossbow (Mini) :iconpulsiondemort:pulsiondemort 5 7 Decorated scabbard by Leoricus Decorated scabbard :iconleoricus:Leoricus 6 1 Scarsella Cigno Bianco - White Swan Girdle Pourse by Leoricus Scarsella Cigno Bianco - White Swan Girdle Pourse :iconleoricus:Leoricus 6 2 Winter spirit Faun by Feral-Workshop Winter spirit Faun :iconferal-workshop:Feral-Workshop 170 12 Dwarven Sunglasses by Armourdillo Dwarven Sunglasses :iconarmourdillo:Armourdillo 19 12 METAL LION SCULPTURE BY SELCUK YILMAZ by selcukk METAL LION SCULPTURE BY SELCUK YILMAZ :iconselcukk:selcukk 1,623 181 shield by crazy-croco shield :iconcrazy-croco:crazy-croco 34 4 The Man Who Would Be King - Completed. by roomania The Man Who Would Be King - Completed. :iconroomania:roomania 148 61



Artist | Hobbyist | Artisan Crafts
Crafting is the solidification of an immortal idea into the mortal world.
The art of crafting is the art of nourishing an idea, to keep it warm, protecting it from harm and finally teaching it to stand on its own.
I am just finished with two "Just because i can"-projects. Sometimes it feels good just to let all other stuff lie, and just make something else.

Coming up i a large larp project, which will no doubt test both crafting skills as well as leadership and logistic skills.
It will be a new group, but it will reuse a bit of the background from an old group. The aim is to become around thirty soldiers, both men and women, well drilled and trained to the task. It's gonna be very fun. =)

That will probably include making a new uniform coat, a new scabbard (or a new sword), some adjustments on armour and padding, and possibly a new shield or ten.

I would also like to try some shoemaking, but I lack good litterature, or a good teacher.

It's at least not going to be a boring winter. =)
  • Listening to: Abney park - Beautiful decline
  • Reading: PC Jersild - Efterfloden
  • Watching: How to train your dragon
  • Playing: Yes
  • Eating: Chili stew


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Ludwig1920 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Student General Artist
Thanks for the Llama !
enrico-ors-91 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Many thanksfor the fave, and congrats for your impressing stuff! :D
wr515 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Thanks for the llama!
Zauberwercker Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav!
wyverex Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Nice work and thanks for the fav.
Gadgetsmith Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hey! Just stopping by to thank you for adding Me to your watchlist! I've got more stuff now, in case you missed it.

I'll check-out what you've made since my last visit, since I'm here. Keep up the good work!
Noctiped Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
No problem. I really like your carving work. =)
Gadgetsmith Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks again.

What projects might you have in the works?
Noctiped Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
At the moment I am working on a very simple coat-of-arms, for a larp this summer. I have also just started on a new belt bag, "to rule them all". =)
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sgainbrachta Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
Thanks for the new fave! (or was it faves?~)
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