Monday, November 25, 2013

An Honor...

DRM 2013 made the Fright Props Blog! A true honor! Amazing to be included with such great company! Thanks to Rolland Pickens for the heads up! WOOT! :)


Five Home Haunts from 2013 Will Blow Your Mind

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Darkrose Manor is one of the most artistic home haunts we’ve ever seen. Centered around icy, cavernous chambers filled with Elven demons, this Aurora, CO presentation shimmers with inventiveness and dedication to a unifying theme. The environments are so otherworldly that they look like they could double as movie sets.


Thursday, November 14, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

Darkrose Manor 2013 - 'Glaschielverto'

 Some ten thousand years ago, in the time the Dark Ones call ‘the Fall’, the Veil was cast over the world, and a great magic was lost. Gaia shook and became transformed. Many civilizations ceased to exist. A few, however, remained and survived. Among these were the Glaschielverto, who exist in isolation, undisturbed by and unknown to the sleeping masses of humanity.

 Far beyond even the furthest boundaries of Darkrose Hollow, beneath the ever-changing, frozen waterfall that is the terminus of the currents of ‘the Brook’ reside the Glaschielverto. These tall elves have lived underground in the dark, frozen remains of the forest and fields they once inhabited on the surface. The greater magic lost to them, the Glaschielverto culture evolved and resigned itself to a new world, a world of caves and sunken lands covered in ice and the cold pall of death.

 Cut off from the human world, their ancient elven traits were not bred away. To this day, the Glaschielverto remain taller than humans, have kept their cloven feet and pointed ears, but have lost the pigmentation in their skin, hair, and eyes. Nearly blind for the absence of light in their caves, they ‘see’ still through extremely sharp senses. They clothe themselves elegantly, if sparsely, in flowing black and silver garments which stand out in stark contrast to their white skin, their white hair, their white eyes.

 In days past, it is said, none who dared trespass into their world came back, as they were dispatched permanently by the reclusive Glaschielverto. Yet as the modern world grows smaller, and humans invade every corner of the Earth, the peace of their lands is threatened. Soon, not even the hooded, cloaked Cardinals that protect the elves, their king and his queen, will be able to protect that peace. It will not be long now before the eager and the foolhardy will transgress and intrude upon the primal world of the ‘elven ice demons’ known as the Glaschielverto….







Photo Credits: Mel Carleo, Bryan Kelley, Pandora Rose, Bryan Strong





Sunday, August 11, 2013

Darkrose Manor - The Blog Banalé - Vlog #2

Who R The Roses? 8/9/13 Vlog #2 Somewhat serious, somewhat silly, ALL US. Yes, we know, part 2 is blurry and the audio is off-sync - AND I spelled 'pretentious' wrong. Oh well.... better next time, I hope! ;)


   

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Friday, August 9, 2013

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Harry Potter Inspired Shelves Set - Arcanum Miniatures

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This miniature set was nearly a year in the making. It's now up in my Etsy shop - although I'm pretty sure that the price means it may actually never be purchased. This suits me fine, I suppose. I'm proud of the work, and don't mind if it hangs around. I had a hard time with the pricing, most artists that I know do. I see the flaws and things that could have been added in addition to what's there... the things I didn't have time to make... and spend far too much time being critical of lighting and angles in photos etc. In the end it was the hubs that told me what he thought it was worth based on the amount of time spent and the attention to detail. I love my hubs for that (among many other reasons) - even if it never sells. :) I think that this post may originally have been my attempt to justify... and then I realized that, as someone pretentious enough to call herself an artist, I don't really have to. ;) SOooo without further ado...

Arcanum Miniatures Harry Potter Inspired Shelves Set