Each year several Known World symposiums are held around the SCA bringing people together to mingle and learn about their special interests. This one was about my two favorite things heraldry and scribal stuff.
Heraldic art is valuable for scroll creation and the best way to personalize an award scroll.
Barony of the Lonely Tower’s Roll of Arms You’ve seen these before in earlier posts, often in the background. It’s Lonely Tower’s Roll of Arms. Anyone in the Barony who has an SCA heraldic device has a painted picture of it here with your name on the back. The oldest existing armorial is from the 13th century. They continued to be […]
Bi-lingual Hebrew-English Scroll After calligraphy heraldry is probably the most common motif I include in a scroll. Whether it’s a recipient’s arms, the order’s device or the Calontir banner I use them somewhere. Even if the recipient’s persona came from a culture that didn’t have heraldry. When I receive a scroll assignment I first collect as much information about the recipient as I […]