Djinnborn Drabbles

Improbable Monument Ideas

Here are a few brainstorming ideas for an improbable monument: A traveling monument of Hermes, the Greek god of trade. The monument would move, or appear to move between several major trade cities in Europe and North America A monument to Tenjin, Japanese god of scholarship and natural disasters, that conducts and stores lightning from storms

14 Apr 2015
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Genpei War

Placemarking the Genpei War

I have a bachelor’s in Japanese history, and took a special interest in Heian-era Japanese history. I decided to put my expertise to use in this project and created a placemark series that marks the major battles of the Genpei War. Two powerful rival clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, fought for control of the Emperor and thus

08 Apr 2015
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Meet Tybalt!

Name: Tybalt Ondoro Age: 26 Birthdate: May 1 Sex: Male Race: Aatxe Location: Sparta, Sapphire City Profession: Detective (partner of Ana) Education: B.S., Criminology Hobbies and Interests: Boxing, martial arts, “true crime” novels, Mexican food (he knows he’s Basque, not Mexican), action movies, freerunning Disposition/Personality: Aggressive, quick-tempered, intimidating, hot-headed, shoot first, ask questions later, stubborn, fiery, cocky, passionate, intense

05 Apr 2015
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Meet Sofie!

Name: Sofie Waldum Age: 44 Birthdate: October 30 Sex: Female Race: Huldra Location: Sapphire City University Education: Ph.D., History Hobbies and Interests: Gardening, teaching, seduction, flirting, lecturing, history, being competitive, painting Disposition/Personality: Charming, intelligent, flirtatious, aggressive, dominating, confident, smug, sexual

05 Apr 2015
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Wisp

This is Wisp, a smoke genasi character. More on her if she gets accepted!

04 Apr 2015
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Tybalt Portrait

Tybalt’s an aatxe, a powerful red bull that crushes evildoers. These creatures can assume the form of young human men, so this is how Tybalt’s usually seen. He’s a young rookie detective, recently promoted and assigned as Ana’s partner. I’ll have his profile up soon!

02 Apr 2015
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Updated Portfolio

I’ve updated my front page portfolio. Take a look at some of the new works I’ve posted!

31 Mar 2015
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Radical Cartography

For our Radical Cartography project, we had to create an unusual type of map that shows more than simply the geography of a location. I decided to incorporate the Sparrow into my homework again. This map shows the supernatural demographics of Sapphire city, the main city of the Sparrow. I created this by first doing a rough sketch

30 Mar 2015
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Paula Levine Reaction

Cultural memory is a powerful thing, and monuments are an intriguing aspect of cultural memory. In many cases, a monument is nothing more than a simple stone edifice with a plaque. Other times, they are carefully constructed to evoke an emotion about the past. Levine says “when commemoratives work, they instigate participation in ways that make

30 Mar 2015
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Radical Cartography

Originally, I was going to do a map of a comic book universe. I started researching and quickly discovered there was not much context to work with. I would have to make up the entire universe and place different planets and locations randomly throughout the map. This did not feel ideal, so I shifted gears. Right now my goal is

24 Mar 2015
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