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Forum: Science of Pern Feb 22 2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Maelin :) You have drawn Wrath excellent: the dragon is 3D shaped there, and his eyes are very carefully done - I don't think that the dragon's facets must be smaller. Otherwise, man could see them...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 11 2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,520
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: P'ter and Wrath

Maelin The portret is fantastic!!! And Wrath looks full of life...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 11 2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,037
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Sixth Pern Portrait a double take!

The picture is wonderful as always :) I love it!
Forum: Café Archives Jan 2 2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,441
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Happy New Year 2008

Happy New Year!!! Greetings from Kiev (Ukraine)!!! :joker:
Forum: Café Archives Dec 12 2007, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Happy birthday Kerianth!

Happy birthday! :bday:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 10 2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Priscilla's Dragon

What a lovely dragon! :)
Shalyn, your works became more and more professional...:good:
And the photos are also great!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 10 2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: My "L"

Wow! That will be unique things! :)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 10 2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,776
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: new portrait in PMA Pern Portrait Series

Maelin, the portret is excellent! Everything fits to the descriptions given in the books. And your Tarvi has Indian features in his face as it must be! Bravo!!! :good: :good: :good:
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 30 2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,525
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: You know you're a Pern fan when...

When your colleagues ask you regularly "How are your dragons?" :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 30 2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Kath's Dragon

Wow! Thanks :)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 29 2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,525
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: You know you're a Pern fan when...

Maelyn, that's right! :lol: :bouncy:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 28 2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Kath's Dragon

Each time looking at the photos of your works, Shalyn, I want to have such a beauty more and more. I think it's a lot of work to make such a dragon. But it is worth. I will order one via your website...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 28 2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,525
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: You know you're a Pern fan when...

When you chat with friends mostly about Pern, when you are playing for 3 persons in a roleplay game on Pern or you spend most of your free time at home drawing Pernese dragons and heroes.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 19 2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,269
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Kath's Dragon

Wow! They are beauties! :good: The wings of the green are wonderfully done and jevellery-eyes are very nice. The gold with silver edges looks magnificent! :good: I like them all!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 16 2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Some of my drawings

:) Thanks. I will go on with it. I have also a task to draw portrets of our players like you did for MoMbers here. I find the challenge heavy but very interesting! :roll:
You have created so many...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 16 2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Some of my drawings

Lady Maelin, you are wright! And I also like heavy tasks. But not always have a patience for them. :)
Becky, thanks. :blush:
Here is my first drawing of water. :lol: Maybe, I will spend some time...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 15 2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Cilla Journeywoman Thread Crafter

A real Master-Artist work! :bow: :wiz: (I love your style, Lady Maelin!)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 15 2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,998
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Cynth's Dragon Art & more

Cynth Finaly I had time to have a look on your gallery. Your pictures are wonderful! :good: (And not only dragons!)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 15 2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Some of my drawings

Deb, Steven and Cynth Thanks! :blush:
I have always many problems with drawing water. Therefore I usually avoid it. At my first attempts water looked like plastic and soap foam :D Maybe I will...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 13 2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Some of my drawings

Lady Maelin I admire your works very much! :) Especially, for all those realistic details which you draw with enormous passion. :bow:

I am much more lazy and draw my pictures using digital tablet...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 12 2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Some of my drawings

Thanks to all.. :blush:
I supposed that dragons can have different tons of the colour described. And this one must to be a young (slightly above 1 year) light-bronze dragon shining due to the Istan...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Nov 11 2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By Amaterasu
Some of my drawings

Just finished to draw a bronze dragon for one RPG player. :blush:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2232/1968526663_2fd6840487.jpg
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 5 2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,793
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Third Pern Portrait for the Pern Encyclopedia

Excellent! It is so wonderful! :good: :good: :good: :good: :good:
Forum: Science of Pern Nov 5 2007, 05:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Thank you, Cheryl! :) Unfortunately, the books of Madeleine L'Engle are not so popular in my country (I suppose, most of them were not yet translated into Russian). However, I meet quite often in...
Forum: Science of Pern Nov 2 2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Brenda
I also imagined Between more like hyperspace between different worlds or realities (:sorry: don't know what "tesseract" means).
Forum: Café Archives Nov 2 2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Happy Birthday Topaz!

Happy birthday! :)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 18 2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Pernese names as real Terran names

Funny. :) I knew (long time ago) a Russian family with surname "Pern" - they were my neighbours in Turkmenistan (later they moved to St Petersburg (Russia)) - and I always wonder from where their...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 17 2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Pernese names as real Terran names

Wow! :good: But 4 years of such changes in your life must be very hard. I suppose, mentality of French people is still very different from English and each time you must adapt to them again and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 5 2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Pernese names as real Terran names

Wow! Tresa, these are also quite many.:good: Maybe, you have a talent to foreign languages! However, everything needs a hard practice. :roll:
By the way, I've found in Germany one funny thing:...
Forum: Events Board Oct 4 2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,318
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eurocon / Copenhagen - Hans' pictures (3)

Brilliant photos, Hans! Thanks.
I like also your comments to them: you are a wonderful guide. :)
Forum: Café Archives Oct 4 2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Happy birthday Lucidragon!

Happy birthday!:D :bday: :gift:
Forum: The Library Café Oct 4 2007, 11:44 AM
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Views: 230,508
Posted By Amaterasu
Forum: Science of Pern Oct 2 2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Hm, IMHO this story is more mystic than scientific and rises more questions than answers. Maybe we can start a new thread about it (if 'Beyond Between' was not discussed before).
Forum: Science of Pern Oct 2 2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Yes! And there could be two explainations which I mentioned: between is nothing, an empty space (but not absolutely empty because it isn't a vacuum ;)) or humans are simply not able to feel and see...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 1 2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,572
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Very New here...

Hi, Rhaine! (I like the story of your nickname :) ) I have been once in Vancouver (and a little bit around) and admired the place. The ocean, the mountains on horizon, a plenty of hundred-years-old...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 1 2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 230,508
Posted By Amaterasu
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 1 2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Pernese names as real Terran names

Hi Gidget2! I really appreciate your words. :) *my signature is now simplified*

I think the best way to learn foreign language is to go for a while to foreign country. :) There you will have a...
Forum: Science of Pern Oct 1 2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 25,354
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Agenothree (HNO3, nitric acid)

[QUOTE=edith;87028]He happens to be one of my favourite characters. /QUOTE]

And he is one of my favourite heros as well. :)
Forum: Science of Pern Oct 1 2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Hmm.. Between is for me a "terra incognita". Because it wasn't at all studied. :confused: There could be two possibilities which explain the impressions of being in between: there is really "nothing"...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 1 2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 36,503
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Should Todd's books be considered canon?

Hans, thanks million times! That is really interesting. :good:
I need some time to "digest" this text and analyze all in detail. :think:
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 1 2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Pernese names as real Terran names

Sorry, I left this thread for a while. But I can continue this time with surname "Ostrovsky".
Slavic surnames with ending "-sky" (or "-ski") you could frequently find in Poland, the Ukraine, Russia,...
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 27 2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

What could be darker than Between? It seems that the dragon's eyes don't glow there. ;)
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 26 2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

That is true! I don't really know if these "defects" existed in reality (why not? :) ) or are just mistakes of the measurement. :think:

Do dragon eyes glow in Between? I don't remember if this...
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 26 2007, 06:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

The example which I posted before is a real eye of Antarktic krill which was imaged by electron microscope! :) It could be considered as a prototype of dragon facet eyes. :) Sorry, I didn't have...
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 25 2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Sorry, I have introduced a link for the example in my previous message. :)
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 25 2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

Yes, I know what you mean. Fullerene C60 (a real molecule) is constracted in this way (we even have it at our lab store). But the facet hexagons must not be flat. :)
Wow! I found an example...
Forum: Events Board Sep 25 2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,319
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eurocon - Give us all the details!

Oh, Anneli, thanks for your wonderful descriptions!
P'ter, the photos are of great interest! :good: :good: :good:
Forum: Science of Pern Sep 25 2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,001
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Eye Facets

I have tried to "pack" octagons to get a facet model and for comparizon I also inserted the hexagon-formed pattern which seems to be more rational. That's what I've got:...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Sep 25 2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Awesome Space/Shuttle pictures

Cheryl The pictures are fascinating! They are so clear and good resolved!
Are they made by digital camera?
Forum: Café Archives Sep 25 2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,665
Posted By Amaterasu
Re: Well that's ruined the weekend...

Don't loose your hope. I have travelled a lot with airplanes of different companies and had my bag "lost" already five times. But, luckily, each time it "was found" and delivered to me. *I'm crossing...
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