A MACE used during a Medieval melee tournament.

Before the joust became popular there was the melee tournament.
" – a brutal free-for-all with few rules – designed very much as a preparation for war. "
*It was a fearsome spectacle – in which many hundreds, sometimes thousands of knights clashed in a mass charge between opposing teams with lances lowered. Knights fell to the ground, lances splintered, horses reared.
And the mass mock-battle could be fought over a vast area including woods, hills and rivers." According to:
Dr Tobias Capwell, medieval weapons expert

Digital art

Not really concentrated enough for a new lesson to start in PS so I just played a bit with several layers and techniques in several programmes and on line, a mace wasn’t needed to flatten all layers…….

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Comments

  • patjila
    patjilaover 2 years ago

  • Hans Bax
    Hans Baxover 2 years ago

    Hier past maar een woord: WOW!!!
    Liefs en groeten!
    Hans xxx

  • Wow dankjewel Hans ben heel blij met de fantastische compliment! hartelijke groet!! xx

    – patjila

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 2 years ago

    Mace I just say how good this artwork is Annet!
    1st Clash! :o) xx

  • I thank thee Lord Brown xx

    – patjila

  • Artizana
    Artizanaover 2 years ago

    Fantastic work.

  • Thank you so very much Artizana glad you like the brutal art :)

    – patjila

  • Robin King
    Robin Kingover 2 years ago

    Whoa…this is like 3D…made me jump! Wonderful!

  • Huge thanks Robin so good it’s a frozen picture otherwise you had to jump and run :)

    – patjila

  • John Ryan
  • Thank you so very much John. I understood this work is featured in the Hosting Tutorial Class Group. the link seems not to work…but saw it in my “featured in a group tab”. Very happy with the feature!!

    – patjila

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreover 2 years ago

    great capture!

  • Thank you so much Sandra!

    – patjila

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • Thank you lots for accepting Francis!

    – patjila

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 2 years ago

  • Wow thank you so much for the Feature! Sorry for my belated reply I was away for some time!
    A nice surprise!!

    – patjila

  • John Ryan
    John Ryanalmost 2 years ago

  • Thank you so kindly for featuring Bludgeoning Weapon!

    – patjila

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