Order of the Pelican – January 2016

Order of the Pelican for Crespine de la Valée. Windsor-Newton gouache on pergamenata; calligraphy done in Dr. Martin’s black India ink using a Brouse nib.

The text reads:

All Gentles and Nobles know by these presents that we Nikolai, Tsar by right of arms of the Middle Kingdom, and Serena, our Tsarina, in consideration of the noble virtues and distinguished service, alike in courtesy and honor as in patience and toil, of our faithful and dedicated Crespine de la Vallée, do creep [NOT a typo] her a Companion of the Order of the Pelican, to be in all places numbered a Peer of our Realm, with all of the rights, privileges, insignia, precedence and responsibilities thereto appertaining.

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Order of the Willow – October 2014

RedDragon2014WillowOrder of the Willow for Mughain nic Cairt Ciannact. Windsor-Newton gouache on pergamenata; calligraphy done in Higgins waterproof (blue, green, and red) inks and Dr. Martin’s black India ink using a .7mm Brouse nib.

The text reads:

Declare unto all that wee [sic] Annmarie, Queen of the Middle Kingdom by the right of arms of Cadogan our King and Defender of the Realm etc.

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Order of the Evergreen – April 2012

Order of the Evergreen - Elizabethe AllesOrder of the Evergreen for Elizabethe Alles. Gouache on Strathmore 400 Series natural parchment and calligraphy in Dr. Martin’s Iridescent Bronze ink.

The text reads:

We Runa, Royal Patroness of the Arts, and Eikbrandr our King, do recognize the excellence and skillful teaching accomplished by Elizabethe Alles in the art of the paternoster.

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Order of the Dragon’s Barb – October 2011

Order of the Dragon's BarbOrder of the Dragon’s Barb for Diccon de Reinport. Gouache and ink on Canson 90-lb Classic Cream drawing paper (not recommended) and calligraphy in Higgins black waterproof ink using a .7 mm Brause nib.

The text reads:

It is only fitting that We, Eikbrandr and Runa, King and Queen of the Middle Kingdom, would honor Diccon de Reinport who has distinguished himself in service to the Archer Corps of the Midrealm spanning over fifteen years, two Baronies, and several Shires.

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Order of the Royal Vanguard – September 2011

Order of the Royal VanguardOrder of the Royal Vanguard for William Rayne. Gouache on Strathmore 400 Series natural parchment and calligraphy in Higgins black and red waterproof inks using a .7 mm Brause nib.

The text reads:

May all within our Realm hear the proclamation that we, Arch, king by right of arms of the Middle Kingdom, and Runa, our Queen set forth.

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