The Internet Is Leaking of the day: There are countless t-shirts with the face of human meme Nic Cage on them, but now we have confirmation that the man himself owns one. We also now know he wears it with a cowboy hat, beaded necklaces, frilled chaps, a cane, and sunglasses indoors at a Guns N’ Roses gig. The world is a remarkably strange place.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, I want something useless but mildly interesting that isn’t from the trinket table in the player’s handbook!” Well, you’re in luck. Because I love random, useless trinkets and I’ve created a list for all to use. Even though there are plenty of other random trinket tables out there, you can never really have too many. Am I right or…? Anyways. Table below the cut!
Greek Terracotta Game Table, Archaic Period, Early 6th Century BC
Decorated with a series of seven seated lions and a swan. 28cm x 20.3cm, 12.8cm high
Game tables such as this are thought to have been part of the funerary offerings during the Archaic period in Attica. Miniature clay tables have been found in offering deposits at the Kerameikos and at Vari, with figures of weeping mourners on the top. In both cases they were accompanied by small clay dice, leading to their interpretation as game tables. It has been suggested that their presence in funerary contexts reflects how the Greeks of this period saw board games as a metaphor for life and death.
WEEK 2: I got to make the cutest miniature EVER! Candice won Star ⭐️ Baker with her incredible pub showstopper, it was so much fun to make and I even made all the tiny bits inside, well done Candice 🍺🍷👍🏼👀
As I am away on a trip to Vancouver this week and unable to sculpt, I’ll be posting some dragons that I’ve already made that I haven’t yet had the chance to post. Here’s the first of the dice dragons. I used some scrap clay pieces left over from the monarch butterfly earrings I made awhile back. He came out looking like a lava dragon or something. He has not pupils in his eyes so that they look like molten magma.