A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 301,507
Currently Running With Scissors:
399 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / A painted box: I canonized my professor without papal consent on: January 03, 2007 11:14:12 AM


A "reliquary", (a trinket box that houses the blessed bones, underwear, or toothbrushes of a holy figure Grin),for my very, very sweet and very saintly art history professor at Hood College.

It says, (I hope), "Here lie the blessed the remains of St. Anne of Hood".

I've never taken Latin so I had to scour the net for crash courses in archaic grammar- I hope I didn't botch it up too much.  This photograph was taken before I decided on the declension of "Hood"- (it's an English surname with no translation, I think I winged it and chose second). Anyway, she seemed please with the result.

If you're into medieval Christian or byzantine symbolism you'll recognize those four figures. The Evangelists: John, Paul, Ringo....
Just kidding.

Oh yeah, and the inside says "[my name] fruit hic"!


Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Marbled Vase
How to Create a Rustic Wheat Chandelier
How to Make a Recycled Papier Mache Piggy Bank
Amazing Watermelon Carving Creations
How to Make an Ocean in a Bottle
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mirror Wall
January 21, 2015 Featured Projects
January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.