Wait, there is glass on that window? It’s hard to tell.
I think it is. Of course glass windows have been around since ~3000 bc, so medieval age glass is not really too far out of it. Although I DO wonder why they fit it into a stone frame, that would take some effort with a chisel at least.
Right you are shin…windows were around for quite some time but usually only found in churches and houses containing the rich or royalty. This is why I chose to place a window, however I admit I had no idea as to how windows were installed in a stone manor so I just took a shot at it…since this is just a chapter cover I figured no one would mind if I played around a bit 😉
Face + Palm … there is play around with reality but when not sure please don’t fake it. Even using that evil search engine will give you some nice examples of medieval window treatments. [ try “castle window” ]
I just stumbled upon this comic and found it quite fun so far.
Keep up the good work and keep polishing your art.
I am looking forward to the next chapter.
It’s literally a universe of your own creation, you can do what you want Jax
I’ll just go with the classic “a wizard did it”. But let’s put aside side trivial factoids about glass production and framing (a subject of which I now realize I am more learned than I would have thought). I very much like the chapter name. I do hope the pun is intentional.
Goshdarn those editing errors. Darn them all to heck.
Everytime you say “A wizard did it” a scientist cries. Stop making the scientists cry… <.<
Anyways… This poses the interesting "How do we storm the castle?" plotline. Or how does El escape? Because, she doesn't look all too happy. (And I'm betting the Castle's owners are not believing her about her identity.)
Windows in places like that were made as the building was, slotted-in mostly, makes for very sturdy ones when the whole place is the windowpane. I could see why they would think she looks like the princess, Except For The Glasses. Explain That heheheh.
I nitpick. I am a nitpicker by nature, so when I see a window without a frame, I try to take it apart. Bad habit of mine I suppose. But I AM looking forward to where Jax is going with this, frameless windows or no.
Ah. I tend to point out minor errors and such, but I try to avoid extensive explanations, too. Actually, I might mention at this point that medieval windows weren’t one big blank pane, as seen here. They had bars going across for support (often a diagonal criss-cross).
@ Crestlinger … The Glasses? A wizard did it. (Chalk up one more crying scientist.) As for the rest of you… you fail to see the big flaw here. Why would a Castle, an edifice of stone and wood meant to withstand assault and siege, have glass windows, which are meant to be decorative and somewhat easily broken? Arrow slits or murder holes are more likely to be correct in this situation.
It’s not like every single fenestration in a castle was for shooting things out of. Sometimes royalty likes a nice view… or a well lit room.
Every time you explain something with science, a wizard cries…
@Jety… Heheh. That’s good.
@ Sushi boy. I’ll cede that point. I suppose that when the word castle is brought up, for me what springs to mind would be the heavily fortified Keeps, Fortresses and Concentric Castles, such as the Krak des Chevaliers, instead of the more genteel palace like ones (such as this one…)
the wizard then smites a scientist…
In retrospect, I find it amusing how the title pages end up with the most comments.
of course the window was is held up by super glue duuhh… ppl in castles do have to worry about the elements too. every day can’t be sunshine and butterfly farts.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>