Award of Arms

Those who have been of service to the East Kingdom are awarded arms by the Crown.
http://wiki.eastkingdom.org/index.php?title=Award_of_Arms

Christine of Serpentius - AoA

Two weeks before the due date, I woke up to a request from Dutchess Etheldreda asking me if I was able to take on this scroll. Without a second though, I said yes. Viking persona, AoA for learning to sew and taking on thrown weapons. Not much to work with, but the challenge was accepted. […]

Nuala MacKensie - AoA

After cranking out a few Baronial awards based off of the Vespasian Psalter, I wanted to change it up a bit.  That style is nice and relatively simple. For this scroll, I wanted to change it up a bit, so I grabbed inspiration from the Book of Kells.  The overall layout is still from the […]

Allaster del Blair - AoA

Another collaborative scroll with Lorita de Siena.  The second where we’d changed up the order of operations.  Words and calligraphy were put down on paper and then handed off to Lorita. It took a load of stress off, but I didn’t get to see the final piece.  I had a bit of fun with this […]

Siona Dunleavy - AoA

Another collaboration with Lorita and I gotta say, this one turned out really well.  We changed things up a bit due to the amount of lead time we had.  I had the opportunity to come up with words, the paper, and finish the calligraphy before having the Illumination done.  I have to say, it made […]

Garith Greylever - Award of Arms

I had the pleasure to again work with Lorita.  The timing of the pieces worked out very nicely.  I had plenty of time to put a little more polish on my Insular Half-Uncial. Words:  Unto all who hear these words that We, Brion King and Anna Queen of the East, have found the many services […]

Sorcha Inghean Duinn - AoA

This was an interesting scroll to work on.  Baroness Lillian atte Valeye did an awesome job on the Illumination.  The only spot that wasn’t done was the arms.  When the request first came though there was an error in the name, so there was not arms associated.  That wasn’t fixed until after I’d received the […]

Ban of Wintermoor - AoA

My first collaboration with Aislinn at her request.  The night before the event she called me because she was unable to complete the scroll herself.  The morning of the event I used Walnut ink and Bastard Secretary (a nice fast script to write) to crank it out in about two hours.  Thank goodness she used […]

Marjorie Parmentar - AoA

My second work with Lorita.  This one done in Bastard Secretary.  Admittedly it’s a little late period and english, but I didn’t have the time to learn Bâtarde, which would have been more appropriate.  I had some issues with my inks on the paper.  The read feathered slightly, but the red feathered a LOT.  Disappointingly […]

Temyl zwie Breuken - AoA

This was my first of two collaborative scrolls with Lorita.  For this one I picked up Fraktur script to help with the presentation of the scroll as Temyl’s persona is German.  The words were also translated to german. Calligraphy:  Lord Faolán an Sccreccain Illumination:  Lorita de Siena Words:  Lorita de Siena