Once you've registered your arms, there are a multitude of ways to display them, all which add to our game. While I'll be using my arms as an example, keep in mind that different shapes may work better (or worse) with your arms. When you work on your own ideas, sketch out your own arms … Continue reading Pomp and Splendor: what to do with your heraldic device once registered
Looking back at my SCA resolutions from last year, and I got none of them done. Sigh. Not. A. One. Now, to be fair, my modern work life was in a crap-ton of flux, but I'm hoping for much smoother sailing this year. Goals #1 (actually finish a project before taking on another one) and #5 … Continue reading 2017 SCA Resolutions, revisited. . .
Just got around to uploading photos of banners I painted for my friends for their trip to Gulf Wars. (and if you didn't know about the crazy storms, well, yes, there were crazy storms.) Best part about the banners is that they survived the crazy storms at Gulf. Makes my day!
I've recently received some requests on how to paint heraldic banners for use outside. I really enjoy painting heraldry on canvas, as I feel it looks more period. (I love silk banners - really, I do, however, silk in period was a luxury, and reserved more for clothes than for something would have whipped around … Continue reading Painting Weather Resistant Heraldic Banners
One of the things I love are secret projects. I've been commissioned to make a few of them (and unfortunately, this is part of the reason for my long dry spell, as I couldn't talk about them!) and now that they've been given, I can now post about them! First piece is a juzu, commissioned … Continue reading Secret Project Roundup!