Our challenge is to acknowledge the complexity of the modern bestiary ; with all of its fact, myth, rumor, fable and legend; and to responsibly explore the possibilities for design intervention.
Early pattern books contained ornaments and drawings related to the applied arts, initials and capital letters, human figures from a biblical context, and animals in the style of the traditional bestiary .
Two companion works, Six of the bestiary and Quartet of beasts, illustrate an ancient Chinese encyclopaedia in which the entire animal kingdom is broken down into fourteen categories.
No one has ever found the semi-bat or the quasi-whale, and no one has ever managed to envision the common ancestor of the fantastic bestiary of mammalian orders.
In place of conventional biblical and hagiographic narratives, we find subjects based more loosely on the bestiary , the Psalms, moralizing treatises, and monastic accounts of dreams and hallucinations.
We're toying with some ideas about keeping a bestiary in the journal as well which will record any good advice the player comes across about fighting against a certain monster or using a particular weapon class.
Unlike the four colors, which animals we picture for each varies from tribe to tribe and place to place, drawn from the bestiary of local animal spirits that best represent what they experience as the personality of each power.
Reminded me of reading in a medieval bestiary how lions would rescue people, and feeling rather superior as I read it.
If Charles Dickens had created a bestiary , it might have resembled this one: It's positively jovial with oddity.
On the one hand, he uses the bestiary to explain how he turns her space into a prison.