I know, I know. I haven't posted in a while. I promise I still live. I've been eaten alive by my modern work life and haven't really posted a lot of the projects I've been working on. I did finish the painting that's on the left for the Mews (it's the cover art for the … Continue reading I live. . .
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
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!
. . . for Birka! Which, of course, gives me fodder for persona development. For those who don't know, Birka is the East Kingdom's biggest shopping event. And after having been invited for several years, I found myself having a spare bit of change and was able to go. But back to the persona fodder. … Continue reading Preparing for visiting the East Kingdom . . .
First, a bit of silly. (also, reasons why I really shouldn't be allowed into Photoshop #478, and major apologies to Allie Brosh of Hyperbole and a Half). Ahem. Anyway, so, my friend Aline was elevated to the Laurel this weekend at Kris Kinder, which is Calontir's biggest shopping event. When she was announced at Pennsic, … Continue reading Aline’s Laurel Paternoster
Another early #MedievalMonday post. Given how close we are to Halloween, and after a quick cleaning of my studio, I stumbled upon some bone skull beads that were gifted to me and got hit with a bit of inspiration. One of my favourite SCA blogs has been Paternoster Row, written by Dame Christian de Holacomb, … Continue reading Beads of Death and memento mori
Even in the chill of autumn, Calontir's Order of the Rose flourishes - and this weekend, at Calontir's 63rd Crown Tournament, a Rose in Any Medium contest was held. So, in honour of #MedievalMonday, there is a post! So, I decided to enter with a diamond point engraved glass goblet. I was inspired by the … Continue reading Roses in the Garden?