Monday, April 6, 2015

The WOVEN A to Z Challenge: E is for Eye of Needle!

I dedicate this A to Z Challenge to Tina Downey, one of the A to Z Challenge founders and one of the brightest bloggers who sadly left us last year. Harder still, she was in a secret support group that I'm part of. The best way I can honor Tina, who was excited about and never had the opportunity to read my debut, I've teamed up with Father Dragon to present short bios and character portraits from Woven. I'll write the bios and all art is created by Al Diaz. I hope you enjoy this visual tribute to our friend, Tina.

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E is for Eye of Needle

The Needle of Gailner is a long lost tool of fabrication, able to alter reality for whoever uses it. This power may even sew someone's unwoven thread back to their body--which is why Nels and Tyra seek for it. Within the eye is a unique gem, but little else is known. This ancient illustration is the only indication that we have of what it may have looked like.
 
Tomorrow: F is for Fargut


I'm David, and it is "more beautiful than I imagined."

27 comments:

  1. Nice picture! Are you going to pull these all together into a book?

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  2. Really does look old, he did a great job.

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  3. I love seeing renditions of things which I have been unable to imagine myself. Well done the pair of you. Donna's idea is good.

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  4. Ouch--sewing thread back to the body.

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  5. I had to enlarge the picture to see if the gem was actually a picture of a gem rather than a sketch! Good job :)

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  6. Now that is a neat tool! Where can I get one? ;)

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  7. What a fascinating concept and a gorgeous picture.

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  8. Beautiful picture to go with an interesting object.

    ~Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
    Member of C. Lee's Muffin Commando Squad
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author

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  9. Worthy of a quest for sure. Love the picture.

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  10. How lovely. Father Dragon has now made this what I will see when I read about the Needle of Gailner. I'm on the first chapter! Lisa, co-host AtoZ 2015, @ http://www.lisabuiecollard.com

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  11. That's such a beautiful picture!

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  12. Hi David .. I agree it does look more beautiful than we thought - Father Dragon has done so well with his illustrations ... Cheers Hilary

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  13. Oooh. I like how it looks.

    Liz A. from Laws of Gravity

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  14. I wish I had a tool that could alter reality. Love the illustration! :)

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  15. That sounds like one powerful needle. I should get it for when I sew ;).

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  16. Love the picture of the needle and the whole idea of it in your story.

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  17. Wow, the Needle of Gailner is gorgeous! The power it has scares me, though, haha...

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  18. Well done! I need to go back a few letters to catch up and check out the other artwork.

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  19. This is well done and nicely animated-looks fairy like and should have hidden powers

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  20. This is a great illustration of that needle.

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