Middle Kingdom Herald and Scribal Symposium

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Site opens at 9am.

Vanlue Bethel Church (church name may change in the near future)

121 E Main St (at Main Cross St), Vanlue, OH 45890

Note that the site is not handicap accessible.

Parking on the street.

Site Fee: $10 including lunch & coffee/tea bar.

Non-Membership fee: $5

Feast Fee: $10. Limit 64 gentles.

There is limited day camp space.

Mail pre-registration checks to Lady Genevieve O'Connor 1709 S. Main St., Findlay, Ohio 45840.

Make checks payable to "SCA Inc. Canton of Catteden."

 

Autocrats:

Lady Isibel of Dunbegane known as  Iosobail inghean Uilliam mhic Leoid

Lady Genevieve O'Connor

 

1st Course

Cucumber and onion salad

Pitas

Puree of chickpeas with cinnamon and ginger

Olives and feta

2nd Course

Tharida Made with Fattened Chickens

Couscous

Jazar Carrots

3rd Course

Semolina cakes with date paste

Candied pears

Lunch tavern

Beef stew (beef, onions, potatos, carrots, salt, pepper

Chick pea soup (chickpeas, onions, carrots, oil, salt, cumin and pepper) Vegan

Carrot and celery sticks

Crackers

A block of 10 rooms will be available for reservation at the Marriott, Town Place Suites for $86 per night. Reservations must be made by April 26th for the “SCA Symposium”.

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/toltf-towneplace-suites-findlay/

Other hotels are in Findlay and Upper Sandusky.


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Which direction are you coming from?

From the north, northwest:
Take best route to I-75 south
Take I-75 S to exit 156 Carey (ST RT 23)
Travel about 10 miles to Exit 330 Vanlue
Take Exit 330 Vanlue
Turn left toward town
Turn left on E Main Street
Church is on the left
 
From the north east:
Take best route to US 224
Turn left onto County Road 330 (right after Putt and Pond)
Travel across St Rt 568
Turn right onto Main Street 
Go straight through the signal at Buffalo Street
Church is on the left
 
From the southeast
Take best route to us 23 North
Continue onto the freeway at Carey which will become SR 15
Continue about 4 miles to Exit 330 Vanlue
Take Exit 330 Vanlue
Turn right toward town
Turn left on E Main Street
Church is on the left
 
From the southwest
Take best route to I-75 North
Take I-75 N to exit 156 Carey (St Rt 23)
Travel about 10 miles to Exit 330 Vanlue
Take Exit 330 Vanlue
Turn left toward town
Turn left on E Main Street
Church is on the left

 

CLASS 1:

Beg Heraldry Track

CLASS 2:

Adv Heraldry Track

CLASS 3:

Beg Scribal Track

CLASS 4:

Adv Scribal Track

CLASS 5:

Heraldry Related Track

CLASS 6:

Miscellaneous Track

Slot 1

HL Lord Brian O'hUilliam, CSM: Heraldry at the Tournament

 

Lady Isibel of Dunbegane, CW:  Using Digital Libraries

THLord Godfrey Thacker of North Umberland, OE : Manuscript Guilding

 

 

Slot 2

Meister Konrad Mailander, OP: Documenting Names with Online Sources

 

Dame Anna of the Western Hills, OP: Illumination Cheats

Mistress Milesent Vibbert, OL: Troubleshooting Gold

 

 

Slot 3

Dame Anna of the Western Hills, OP: Mechanics of Heralding Court

Lord Piotr Zavilov, CW:

Hatchments: Heraldry for the Dead

Lady Isibel of Dunbegane, CW:  Paints from around the house

 

 

Slot 4

Meister Konrad Mailander, OP: Using OSCARs Advanced Search to Check Conflicts

 

Lady Astridr Ketilsdottir, CW

: Beginning Diapering

THLord Godfrey Thacker of North Umberland, OE : Applique

THLady  Aasa Sorensdottir, OE : Edible Heraldry

Lord Piotr Zavilov, CW:

Introduction to Music Theory

Slot 5

Lady Kateline Eliot, APF: Silent Heraldry

 

HL Lord Brian O'hUilliam, CSM: Pouncing: Cheating in Period

Mistress Milesent Vibbert, OL: Illumination 2.0: Shading Techniques

Lady Gwenllian Annwyl, OSO:

Heraldic Clothing

 

Slot 6

THLady Estelle de la Mer, OE: Applying Personal Heraldry to SCA life

Meister Konrad Mailander, OP: Introduction to Standards for Evaluation of Names and Armory

Lady Isibel of Dunbegane, CW:  Your First Scroll

THLady Aasa Sorensdottir, OE

: Simple Floral Borders

Sir Cellach mac Cormaic, KSC:

Pouncing and Shading for Embroidery

Lord Piotr Zavilov, CW:

Period Typesetting Practices

Slot 7

Dame Anna of the Western Hills, OP: Little and Loud

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Heraldry at the Tournament

A class on the role of the Herald at the Tournament in both the historic context and in the SCA in order to educate beginning and intermediate vocal heralds on how to serve their patron in Tournaments. No size limit No cost

Documenting Names using Online Sources

Where to look for good name sources, how to cite them. We will cover how to use the International Genealogy Index to document name elements.

 

 

The Mechanics of Heralding Court

Learn everything but the voice. What to do and when to do it. No limit of students, no age limit, no cost

 

Silent Heraldry

The class will have general information about sign language, the role of a Silent Herald, how to incorporate Silent Heralds into court proceedings.

 

Applying Personal Heraldry to SCA life  Information to come

 

Little and Loud

Vocal projection techniques for everyone, heralds, marshalls, or dance teachers. With practice, you too can be really, really loud. no limit of students, no age limit, no cost

 

Introduction to Standards for Evaluation of Names and Armory  Information to come

 

Hatchments: Heraldry for the Dead  Information to come

 

Period Typesetting Practices Information to come

 

Introduction to Music Theory Information to come

 

Your First Scroll

Like to color?  Like to doodle?  Never done scribal work?  WE CAN HELP!! Basic guidelines for creating simple scrolls will be given, then you get to try!!  Helpful things to bring:  Mechanical pencil, (sea shells like clams, oysters or scallops), small plastic containers, or egg crates.  Donation for materials greatly appreciated. 2 hours


Simple 15th c. floral borders

THL Aasa will show how to do some very simple floral borders from the turn-of-the-15th c. Prayer Book of Michelino Da Besozza. Easy flowers and leaves and some gold can be a gateway to the fabulous "squashed bug" illuminations! This is a hands-on class. If you have your own gouaches and brushes, great, if not materials will be provided. Handout and materials fee $5 STRICT class limit of 10.  Length: 1.5-2 hours

 

Pouncing: Cheating in Period

Drawing not your strong suit? Ever see an illumination in a manuscript and think "I could never do that!"? Worry no more! Learn how scribes in period would copy images from one document to another using simple techniques and easily available tools. Useful for a variety of arts, but this class will emphasize the scribal aspect. A class for artisans of all skill levels.
 

Beginning Diapering   Information to come

 

Illumination Cheats for Absolute Beginners

If you cannot draw a straight line with a ruler (like me), then this is the class for you. You will leave class with an illuminated scroll ready for calligraphy. 2 hours, no limit of students, no age limit, no cost

 

Using Digital Libraries

Primary sources far away?  Too little documentation on Google images?  Many libraries around the world have no begun to use high quality digital images of manuscripts and some have a great deal of documentation associated with the images.  This class will show some of these sites.  If you have a computer or smartphone with internet access, the sites can be sent to you during class to store in your personal favorites sections.

 

Troubleshooting Gold

What to do when your gold leaf doesn't stick, is too sticky or otherwise just isn't doing what you want it to do!

 

Paints from around the house

Don't want to use your hazardous materials degree to make your own paints?  Never fear, there are things all around you to use!

 

Applique  Information to come

 

Manuscript Guilding Information to come

 

Illumination 2.0: Shading Techniques This will be a hands-on class on improving your techniques for shading and drapery getting those darks darker and lights lighter!

 

 

Pouncing and Shading for Embroidery Information to come

 

Heraldic Clothing Information to come

 

Edible Heraldry
Join THL Aasa as she describes different foodways and tools to help make your next feast, vigil spread, royalty luncheon or display of tasty noms more colorful and personalized with the use of heraldry. No actual cooking will be done, however, sources and a couple of helpful recipes will be provided. Handout donations accepted, no class limit 1 hr.