Sunday, July 4, 2010

This skeleton has an arquebus.



How cool is that?

This version of that iconic staple of renaissance millenarianism is a fresco in The Oratorio dei Disciplini at Clusone ,executed in 1485 by Giacomo Borlone de Buschis.

7 comments:

  1. And the other one's got a bow. And they're working crowd control for their leader. Obviously, skeletons have a greater tactical acumen than D&D gives them credit for.

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  2. It is extremely cool, but what isn't cool is how quiet Middenmurk has gone! More mad hedgemen, violent martyring and milk-curdling ill-omen post haste plase!

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  3. Hey Tom, loving what im seeing. I would massivly recommend the now defunct band "The moon lay hidden beneath a cloud" as a source of inspiration.
    As most of their stuff is impossible to find here are a couple of tasters:


    http://rustednoise.blogspot.com/2007/08/moon-lay-hidden-beneath-cloud-st-arthur_8681.html

    http://rustednoise.blogspot.com/2007/08/moon-lay-hidden-beneath-cloud-smell-of.html

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  4. OKAY IT IS TIMET OGET PISSED.......

    IF YOU DONT' MAKE MORE POSTS I AM GOING TO GOING TO BURN MY COMPUTER UP TO THE GROUND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. It looks like the skeleton with the bow has loaded it with three arrows as well!
    JBeltman

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  6. What the Dickens, Beltman? Who does this commenting on 3 year old posts. Dabbling in necromancy will get you in trouble ;)

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