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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 199 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 23 3 Viking Leather Jacket (inspired Ragnar Lothbrok) by Svetliy-Sudar Viking Leather Jacket (inspired Ragnar Lothbrok) :iconsvetliy-sudar:Svetliy-Sudar 100 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 172 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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Ornigazmicus Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2007
Hey, thanks for the fave!
Noctiped Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Testing where this message goes...
Erin88 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2006   Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav! And since you're relatively new, welcome to DA!
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