Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Centaur Troll

In 2005, the moderator/member of DAMTHINGS Yahoo Group suggested that a "Centaur Troll" be created. The moderator, Goblin King (AKA Adam), then followed up on his suggestion by writing to the Danish maker of modern Dam trolls.

Many of us in the troll community crossed our fingers, hoping to see this new collector's item become a reality. Unfortunately, either because the prototype would be too complicated or too expensive to manufacture, the Centaur Troll was never even put on a drawing board.

In 2006, I tried to put together a simple Centaur design. My artistic daughter, Candace, drew the idea. We then e-mailed the proposed troll and sketches to the then APS (formerly Norfin) Company in Denmark.

Alas, the Centaur troll was not to be . . .