A day on a beach One day I went on my everyday walk along a small beach. It was a beautiful evening. A pleasant breeze was blowing from the sea and some fluffy clouds were slowly floating in the sky, towards the sinking sun.A day on a beach by Naeran
I couldn't resist the wish of cooling my feet in the water which was echoing all around me. I happily came closer to the edge and almost immediately felt the touch of incoming waves. I was happy. Not everyday I could stay there like I did that time. However, I knew that I couldn't spend my entire life sighing and standing in the water. Quite sad with that thought I went out of the sea and took the last look at the burning red orb which was trying to hide under the line of endless water.
Suddenly I felt something strange, like snakes rubbing on my legs. My body shivered almost immediately. In fact it was a really cold wind. I turned back to see what the source of this change was but I didn't expect what I saw...
I felt like in an other world. Anot
Collection: The Steampunk Menagerietechgnotic
The Steampunk Menagerie
The magic of thousands of years of natural selection and other evolutionary factors has created in all living creatures pretty much the optimal version of each for where each fits in the world. But never tell a human being, especially a steampunk, that there’s no need to fix what isn’t broken.
Here’s a collection of interesting imaginings of mechanical steampunk replacements for the somewhat mundane denizens of the actual natural world. For some people, especially some artists, until there’s been an upgrade or enhancement to anything, there just isn’t any “there” there.
Animals Within, Spirit Animalstechgnotic
Animals Within Spirit Animals
Hanuman by molee
There has always been this obsession with the others we share this planet with.
We communicate with them on certain basic levels and yet they inhabit a plane so different from ours: savage, instinctive, a life of sheer survival. At the same time they can do things beyond human abilities: fly through the skies, swim the oceans, apply t
Collection: Good Luck Charmstechgnotic
The first “lucky charms” may have been items like personal rosaries and crucifixes blessed by priests. Over time, the blessing became less important than the object itself. It seems there are lucky charms endemic to all peoples in all places on Earth, from four-leaf clovers to a rabbit's paw. One such talisman would be the lucky horseshoe, nailed above thresholds with points up – to catch good luck floating by. If you have any coin, button, medallion or other trinket in your pocket when you experience good luck, then voila! – you have a lucky charm as good as any!
Collection: Once Upon A Timetechgnotic
Once Upon A Time
Fairy tales usually begin once upon a time—a time that need not be identified because the tale, and its meaning, are of a timeless nature. The landscape of a fairy tale is often dreamlike, as if to tell us trying to apply normal logic to the story will only confuse the point that the storyteller is trying to make. Fairy tales usually involve dangerous journeys, often following after or searching for a wayward loved one, and entail a getting lost in the mists of time and space. The climax is almost always the discovery of a heretofore unknown inner store of courage in the face of evil and imminent death. Fairy tales tell our child
Paul Tobin's Scavenger Hunttechgnotic
Paul Tobin’s Scavenger Hunt PART 1
The White Wyrm by PaulTobin
The Hobbit: Inspirational Tutorials
Masterful Resources on DeviantArt
PaulTobin is a conceptual designer, illustrator and graphic designer who has worked at Weta Workshop of New Zealand since 2003.
He has worked on films such as Andrew Adamson’s The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Peter Jackson’s King Kong and James Cameron’s Avatar and most recen
Collection: Of Angels and Demons Vol 1techgnotic
Of Angels and Demons Vol. 1
“Hush, my friends. Let me tell you of those gods whose lore has left our lands, of the long–dead songs of angels and demons; let your hearts brave the ill–luck of broken vows and breathe the influx of borrowed spells. Walk with me on the winds of a victory of kings, and tell me now: whose flock will be crushed under the blow of defeat? Will you bathe in the white solace of the banners of salvation, or burn in the fiery fire of the warriors of damnation?”
— HtBlack, of theWrittenRevolution
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