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I resume the construction of the lord's house. 😃

And I started with the tower - keep - on which all the buildings are based. I added some openings and Romanesque arches. The top will also be modified...

I also started with the half-timbering of the facade, starting with those above the lower door (the simplest ones).

 

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Thanx all ! 😃

 

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are you planning on opening the rest of the windows?

@popeye the sailor I don't understand what you mean by the rest of the windows?
Maybe you're talking about the 2 series of 3 Roman arches that decorate 2 faces of the tower?


If yes, then, no, they are not windows at all, but an architectural ornamentation typical of Romanesque art from the 11th to 14th centuries on important buildings.

Something like in the attached pictures. 🏰

 

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Ekis,

 

This must be a very satisfying journey, creating your village. You have really mastered this medium very well. It’s a pleasure to watch the progress, but it’s very hard to wait for the updates! The entire project has become a work of art. I have always loved dioramas ( which in a sense this is) because you have a much better connection to the subject than a stand alone model can bring. I can’t wait for the street level tour. Gotta get a GoPro. I would especially like to see the village during Advent or Christmastime. Being a creator comes with certain responsibilities, it’s not all fun and games!

 

Kurt 

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Ekis, 

 

Just teasing. The journey is still a pleasant one. Just don’t get the idea that you can slack off! For me history is not about dates and facts, but what an individual actually experienced at the time, comparing that with what I have experienced. In the end it’s much more the same than not. So get busy, and bring us to the next chapter. Remember you have a responsibility.  😁😁

Kurt

 

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Thank you! ☺️
I would be lying if I told you that the castle of Foix is the model!
No, actually, I have dozens of dungeon photos, but also the reading of the Dictionnaire raisonné de l’architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle, plus my personal culture that inspired this tower.
I wanted a real medieval tower with a wooden marquee, stone hoarding, decoration in the style of Romanesque art.
In short, it's a mix...

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