Award of Arms – January 2014

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Award of Arms for Bubba of Winchester. Illumination done by Gianna Vettori using Windsor-Newton gouache, 23K gold leaf, and ink on pergamenata; calligraphy done by me in black India ink using a Brause nib.

The text reads:

Be it known to all that we Cellach, King by right of Arms of the Middle Kingdom & Vukasin our Queen send greetings.

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Order of the Willow – January 2013

Order of the Willow

Order of the Willow for Oliver of Cleftlands. Reeves gouache and oak gall ink on Strathmore 400 Series natural parchment; calligraphy in Dr. Martin’s black India ink.

The text reads:

Rejoice in the words of the Crown and know that we, AnnMarie, Royal Patroness of the arts and Dag our King are mindful of the skills that Oliver of Cleftlands hath displayed in practicing the art of leatherwork, and also of the teaching of the same to all who would learn.

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Award of the Dragon’s Treasure – October 2012

Award of the Dragon's Treasure - October 2012Award of the Dragon’s Treasure for Eynon ap James. Reeves Gouache and ink on Strathmore 400 Series natural parchment and calligraphy in Higgins black drawing ink using a 1.5mm Brouse nib.

The text reads:

One and all shall know that We, Dag, crowned King of the Middle Kingdom, and Annmarie, Our Queen of love and beauty do send greetings.

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Order of Saint Clairiel – May 2012

Order of St. Clairiel - Clairiel du Vent ArgentOrder of Saint Clairiel for Clairiel du Vent Argent. Gouache on Strathmore 400 Series natural parchment and calligraphy in Higgins black waterproof ink using a .7 mm Brause nib.

The text reads:

See, hear, and understand by these presents that we, Calum  and Constanza, fourth Baron and Baroness of the Cleftlands hold our subject Clairiel du Vent Argent in the  highest esteem.

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