Tag Archives: SCA


The subject of Sketchbook Skool’s “Draw with Me” today was “Kings”. Danny Gregory was on YouTube live and had shared some photos of kings for us to draw.  I wasn’t interested and my mind went immediately to SCA Kings I … Continue reading

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I spent half the day in a group workshop. Frances had the idea to study art books and techniques and invited a few friends to join her. Today was our first meeting, at which we reviewed the content of Steven … Continue reading

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Journaling Workshop

Nearly a year ago I registered and paid for this Illustrated Journaling workshop with Brenda Swenson. I like and admire her work so very much, especially her journal pages. She finally arrived at the mothership this week! That means the … Continue reading

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Drawing HIS Swords

Two things inspired this sketch.  First, I saw a blog post by Pete Scully titled “Draw Your Swords” Then I realized, from posts on Facebook, that the SCA Kingdoms of Caid and An Tir are holding their Crown Tourneys. Crown … Continue reading

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In Armor!

Last night’s AFK Drink & Draw was very well attended.  I think it had to do with the models.  We enjoyed something unusual:  a man and a woman in 1400’s plate armor!  Thanks to Walt and Carolyn for their endurance! … Continue reading

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12 Nov NaNoDrawMo

Two more sketches keep me on quota for NaNoDrawMo.  These make 25.  Half way there! This is from a photo of my favorite pet rat, Panda.  Watching rats eat peas always charmed me.  They would very delicately eat the “meat” … Continue reading

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Japanese Garden and more

It was another fine summer day for a sketch outing.  The “Friday Sketchers” of Seattle Urban Sketchers met at the Seattle Japanese Garden.  It was beautifully serene with the relaxing sound of the running streams. I made a circuit of … Continue reading

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Sketching An Tir

One of my several hobbies is the SCA,, a medieval and Rennaisance recreation group.  There was a significant event yesterday for which I missed another important event (Seattle Comic Con) in order to attend.  I’ll spare the details, but I … Continue reading

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This post is about some pens I saw on Saturday.  These are pens, old and new.  Neither of them are mine, though. First, the old ones.  I was at an historical re-creation event.  The Seattle branch of the SCA put … Continue reading

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