In my last post about making magic moments in the SCA, it was all about what an individual can do to help make their own magic moments. This, though, is what we can do as a collective group, though this also relies on individuals. The thing is, the SCA does not exist in a bubble. … Continue reading Omphaloskepsis: Making Magic Moments for Others
I live in a kingdom that does preprinted award blanks (that are then painted and the details about the recipients filled in later) for our Award of Arms level (and children's awards). This allows our king and queen to give out awards with their persona involved in the process, and it also allows those who … Continue reading Creating Preprints/Charters
Things still to accomplish. Lined Skjoldehamn hood (Have cut out the wool and am working on getting it lined and assembled.) Cutting out several Byzantine bone box blanks in preparation for turning into Byzantine box icons. (It's been. . . warm. It means that I don't want to be outside cutting bone with a Dremel … Continue reading Project updates.
One of the things that I've seen over and over again in the SCA Social Mediaverse is that people want to see more magic moments. A magic moment in the SCA is where time seems to stand still and where it seems that one has gone back into time. Many of us want to have … Continue reading Omphaloskepsis: Making Magic Moments in the SCA
When Brigida Gold Falcon reached out to me for a scroll commission, and I got the details, I squee'd. A lot. You see, when I got started in the Society, I needed to work on clothing, and a friend of mine had a quiet place behind a table. The herald's table. So, I sat … Continue reading Nikolai’s Herald Extraordinary Scroll
One of the more puzzling things I've been researching have been superhumerals. In the SCA, we have a tendency to make them out of fabric (because affordability), but I've now run into a second data point of what could be a superhumeral. For those who don't know what a superhumeral is, it is a collar … Continue reading Super-duper-humerals
It's been kind of a crazy few weeks in SCA blog-land when it comes to arts and sciences and how we ask questions and do things and information transfer and how to act on social media. Y'know, a light week of reading. (So you have an idea, check out these posts: Social Media, the SCA and … Continue reading Omphaloskepsis: on asking questions and providing suggestions
Things still to accomplish. Lined Skjoldehamn hood (Have cut out the wool and am working on getting it lined and assembled. And finally.) Cutting out several Byzantine bone box blanks in preparation for turning into Byzantine box icons. (It's been. . . warm. It means that I don't want to be outside cutting bone with … Continue reading Project Updates.