The finished lantern
Cast metal monster feet
Thrift store vase (the pulsing core)
Brass rod and hardware
Antique silver handle
Early attempts at modeling, the shapes here are based on ebay listings that I found for antique colored glass dishes, prior to finding the final vase.
Sometimes the best tools for the job are the ones you have in your living room.
Y'know, for scale!
Mostly accurate, better than the first attempts
Cutting the circles
A rich and chocolatey walnut