Throwback Thursday: My 2004 Manesse Codex Inspired Scroll Illumination

I love the Manesse Codex illuminations! The heraldry and style are so inspiring. I wanted to have these painted so much, they are the reason I learned illumination in the first place. This “Throwback Thursday” I’m sharing my scroll illumination inspired by it. (See the original page by clicking here.) My Illumination From Mathieu Chartrain’s 2004 Capstone The Complete Scroll

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Throwback Thursday: Pennsic War XXIII

Me and someone’s scooter disguised as a “horse”. . This goes back 21 years to Pennsic War XXIII. My 13-year-old daughter and I had more fun than a passel of puppies!  We’d been in the SCA about 4 years. Just enough time to acquire:  enough period-style camp clothing enough camp gear tent camping experience SCA background information resources to care for […]

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Throwback Thursday Calligraphy and Illumination 2008

Here’s a picture from 2008 for Throwback Thursday. It’s an award I did with calligraphy and illlumination for an SCA friend, Luciana. (You know, that’s the Society for Creative Anachronism). Luci received a Laurel for all the amazing Renaissance and medieval clothing she researched and made. The whole story is…Luciana received the actual award many years earlier, but not the […]

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