15th C style Charter for Summits

A 15th c English inspired charter/preprint for the Summits children’s award, Die Geschellschaft Von den Guldenen Sternen. The calligraphy is based on the exemplar, and the text is from the Summits Ceremonial. This will be printed out and painted in to make award documents. The exemplar , the ca 1450 Black Book of the Admiralty….

Tiered bronze temple ring pendants, part 2

I’ve completed two of the sets of bronze tiered pendants I started, one two tiered and one three tiered. These are meant to hang from medieval Russian temple rings, as in the example below: I am looking at the middle and bottom right sets specifically. I had previously cut out and decorated the trapezoidal components:…

German fancy penwork initial for Helena.

A Summits children’s award inspired by a 15th c German manuscript. Gouache and commercial ink on Bristol board. Approximately 7″ x 11″. Hand based loosely on the manuscript hand, text from the Summits ceremonial. Exemplar folio 5r above, 59r below. Calligraphy Blue initial done, with penciled guidelines for the penwork. Penwork in progress Red penwork…

Goutte charter

A preprint/charter master for An Tir, based on a late 15th century Psalter in the British Library, MS Harley 487, 33v. This will be printed out and painted in to make award documents. Calligraphy by Rignach of words by Arnora, both provided by the royal scribe. I rearranged and replaced the initial with the badge…