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Gingerbread Monastery Ruin by MO-ffie Gingerbread Monastery Ruin by MO-ffie
The last couple of years I’ve made gingerbread things at Christmas.
The first thing I made was a gingerbread house. Obvs.
Last year I decided to get a bit more creative and made a bridge.
This year I went a bit bigger and made an abbey ruin, based on the likes of Fountains Abbey and Rievaulx in Yorkshire - and a little bit of Caspar David Friedrich thrown in with the trees. I'm quite proud of it seeing as its about the fourth gingerbread thing I've made.... ever.

It’s been 5 days now and the chocolate trees are still standing!
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Gingerbread Monastery Ruin by MO-ffie ( Suggested by bluediscord and Featured by pinkythepink )
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Odinsknot Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2017
So very brilliant. :-)
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Dagger-13 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning!  Seriously impressive :nod: Congrats on a well-deserved DD :clap:
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spinat Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
so awesome.
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ScarletArcangel Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
This... this is just to good to be true La la la la :happybounce:
Amazing!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :D
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DansNotPro Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A Monastery made out of Gingerbread?
Man, I thought i'd seen everything. Now I definitely have!

This is absolutely wonderful, keep up the good creative work!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Haha, Thank you so much! :D
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DansNotPro Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome, glad I could help! :D
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:iconbgerr:
bgerr Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Most creative gingerbread building I have ever seen - you're absolutely right to be proud. Congrats on a very much deserved DD! :clap: :clap:
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! :)
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:iconmea00:
mea00 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work! Congrats on the DD
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconcjri-ravos:
Cjri-Ravos Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
This is awesome looking! 
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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:iconcjri-ravos:
Cjri-Ravos Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017
Welcome.
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:iconleviadraconia:
LeviaDraconia Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional General Artist
:deviantart: Congrats on the DD! :heart: :clap: :deviantart:
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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salyssong Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks like a stadium after Powerwolf concert when they Sanctified themselves with Dynamite.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=16EuT9…
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
A monastery ruin would certainly be an atmospheric place for a Powerwolf concert!!
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SoulLostAtSea Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
This is incredible! :D
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconlutraseider:
LutrasEider Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
I'd love to know how you built this. 
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
I'd like to pretend i knew what i was doing but I didn't much! A lot of trial and error went into this!
(though lots of lessons learned for next year's creation)
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rabihs Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing Work!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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drawn2pencils Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Delightfully tasteful piece.  Congrats on the DD. Nod 
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MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! :)
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goeliath Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is made out of GINGERBREAD?! holy crap!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
It is indeed!
Thank you!
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
stunning work - this is very creative and unique - Congrats on the DD
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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Fractaldragon Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional Artisan Crafter
that's amazing! Congrats on the DD!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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Raytherayqauzza Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist
OMG HOW
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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Tyliss Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Professional General Artist
Friedrich's The Abbey in the Oakwood is one of my favourite piece of art! 

And your gingerbread monastery is really magnificent too ! 
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Mine too!

Thanks! :)
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Herod-U Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
   Mmmm... Yumy , yumy .
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
It was indeed! :)
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Silvertail108 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
What a depressing gingerbread house. People will be too sad and lonely to eat your art.
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MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Brilliant! More for me! ;)
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Silvertail108 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Haha i guess so.
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Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
Very beautiful and creative!  I never saw the ruins in Yorkshire, but I saw the Glastonbury ruins and you've done a superb job.  Congratulations on your DD! :clap:
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MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! I've not actually seen either of the ruins mentioned in the description in person either! There are so very many ancient places to see there, I didn't have time the last trip I made! I must go back one day and correct that.
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AllSunday10 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017
Wow, it's really beautiful, and it made me think of Friedrich immediately. Great job!
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:iconmo-ffie:
MO-ffie Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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Cateye-and-Fox Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017  Student General Artist
Fox - ... I want to eat it
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RamageArt Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
This is absolutely beautiful.  My wife makes gingerbread houses to take to work for her co-workers.  I have helped her design the last few.  Last year we did a 2 story Victorian.  We actually found a doll house online that looked nice and I drew up some blueprints and made it out of cardboard to make sure the whole thing fit together.  She used those pieces as templates and after making the gingerbread she cut out the pieces.  This last year, we tried making Bilbo Baggins hobbit house but could not get the dome for the hill to bake right.  Anyway, the point of the story is that I understand how much work you put into such an elaborate structure.  I will be interesting to see what you come up with next.  Checked out the rest of your gallery, love your illustrations.  Don
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