Carta Ejecutoria for Armand. Part one, the Concept. 

So, I was asked to make a Master of Defence scroll for Armand Chavez De Castile.  I knew I wanted to make a Carta Ejecutoria de Hidalguia, and preferably the long form, which was usually bound as a book. Since I read modern Spanish tolerably well, I thought of writing the text in Spanish, as…

Spanish Grey Goose Shaft scroll. 

Order of the Grey Goose Shaft scroll.Gouache on Bristol. I translated a standard text into Spanish. Finished size ~ 9″x 12″ excluding border.  Text in English: Attend all gentles unto whom these present shall come, _______________ by devotion to his chosen art of archery, has served Our Kingdom of An Tir right well, and We,…