Personification of Philosophy Silver Brooch

February 22, 2020 Strathmore Bristol paper 14″x17″, gold leaf, gouache paint and India ink.Calligraphy and Illumination by me.Words by Amarie de Saint Denis. In the beginning of December I received an assignment for a Silver Brooch for February.  I was very excited because this was a huge amount of lead time for an assignment. With…

Book of Kells Silver Tyger Backlog

November 23, 2019 Strathmore Bristol paper 14″x17″, Gouache paint and India Ink. Calligraphy and Illumination by me. Words by Aislinn of Surtr’s Brood. Sometime in September I was approached by my household sister, Aislinn, about doing a scroll for a very good friend of our household, Fearghus of O’Choda.  He had received his Silver Tyger…

Luttrell Psalter Silver Wheel

October 5, 2019 Strathmore Bristol paper, Gouache paint and India Ink. Calligraphy by Master Onóra ingheainn Uí Rauric. While I was still working on the gift for Master Onóra I received an assignment for a Silver Wheel to be given out at Coronation. For me this was a bit short notice, less than 3 weeks,…

Goth Laurel Gift

September 28, 2019 Gouache paint, India ink, Strathmore Bristol Paper. Gift made for Master Onóra’s elevation. When I found out that my very close friend Onóra was being elevated to Laurel I was beyond thrilled.  She is hands down one of the best artists I know and so deserving of this honor. I knew I…

Turkish Quintet Silver Brooch

June 8, 2019 Strathmore bristol paper, gold leaf, gouache paint, India ink. Illumination and words by me. Calligraphy by Maestro Vettorio Antonello. I was so happy to find out that my soon-to-be apprentice sister, Lady Yasemin Bint Al-Hajjar, was going to receive her Silver Brooch.  I was both shocked and honored when asked if I…

15th Century Psalter

May 11, 2019 Made for Siege of Grenada A&S competition. Gouache, gold leaf, micron pen, strathmore bristol paper. Given to Crown Province of Ostgardr for future use . I was contacted by my soon to be Laurel, Countess Honig, and asked to make a scroll to enter into the Siege of Grenada A&S Competition.  I…

Flowery Frieze Baronial Bardic Champion

March 9, 2019 Holbein Gouache paint, Micron pen, 11×14 Strathmore Bristol paper Calligraphy by Violet Hughes, words by Sláine Baen Ronáin Wanting to continue learning about illumination I found a book to help me along.  I bought the book Beginning Illumination by Claire Travers.  I found the information in it to be very helpful and…