I'm tinkering with classes for an upcoming event. If you're going to be in Calontir over Memorial Day weekend, I'd love to see you at Valor! I'll be hosting a scriptorium (just a time for scribes to hang out and paint) on Sunday, with a class on regalia, court protocol, and writing award recommendations, and … Continue reading Upcoming Classes
Sometimes, inspiration . . .
. . . shows up in the most interesting ways. About a month and a half ago, I went to a local bead show, and found someone selling netsuke. And found an adorable falcon-shaped one. For those not in the know, netsuke are miniature Japanese sculptures used to help keep pouches and boxes suspended from … Continue reading Sometimes, inspiration . . .
Hon Hoard and Norse Quartz
Something I made last year, but I couldn't blog about until it got to its intended location! As I've stated elsewhere, I started Nobelese Largesse, and one of the sister swaps, on the kingdom level recently got restarted in Æthelmearc. So, I signed up with permission of Baroness Oddkatla, who runs it, and received the … Continue reading Hon Hoard and Norse Quartz
Projects of 2015 – the round-up
Thanks to some inspiration from my friend Bránn at Matsukaze Workshops, I'm doing a round up of all the projects and things I made (and blogged about) this year. Roman necklace for Magistra Iulia Carved copal Torse medallion Ghent Altarpiece paternoster Syr Matsu's Juzu Juzu for Tanaka Ujimori Banner for Sir Uldin of Ravenscroft Roman … Continue reading Projects of 2015 – the round-up
Misconceptions and the SCA 101: Byzantines
I'm starting a series of blog posts about common misconceptions in the SCA about Byzantium. Think of this as Byzantine history as applies to the lens that is the SCA. I've listed the misconception first, and the explanation second. 1) Anything Byzantine automatically equals Middle Eastern. In all actuality, the Byzantine Empire was much closer … Continue reading Misconceptions and the SCA 101: Byzantines
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