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Illustration of two viking longboats. The ships have been modeled in Blender 3D and painted over in Photoshop. The rest is hand painted with the use of some textures.

Illustration of two viking longboats. The ships have been modeled in Blender and painted over in Photoshop.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.

An accurate representation of the Mead hall in Herot owned by Hrothgar. The popular "bar" at the time that Grendal hated.

This is a representation of an Anglo-Saxon mead hall, much like Hrothgar's in Beowulf. These halls were gathering places to for the Anglo-Saxons to gather, tell stories, and drink.

Hrafenka's portable Viking house. She says it takes two people three hours to set it up at fests, etc.

Cliffside Kindred are planning on putting up a 12 x 16 foot viking style longhouse at Gus and his son KC's new wilderness acreage, named, Go.

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Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

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