SUN 2019 Class

15th Century Paternosters

Rosaries and paternosters in the Middle Ages and Renaissance were important in the daily lives of the noble/ruling classes across Europe. Anplica has data-mined many Middle English wills and inventories to identify what materials were used and passed down in the last Middle Ages. Come hear the results of her research and learn a bit about these religious (and fashionable!) accessories.

Teacher: 
Anpliça Fiore
Track: 
Accessories & Clothing Decoration
Minimum Age with Parent: 
8
Minimum Age without Parent: 
14
Class Format: 
Lecture
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Intermediate

16th Century Lace Show and Tell

Over the past several years, Gweniver has traveled to view several historical lace collections. During this discussion, she will be sharing her knowledge of early bobbin lace history and her lace-related travel photo collection with highlights from Italy, Belgium and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Teacher: 
Gweniver Kenwyn of Roseveth
Track: 
Accessories & Clothing Decoration
Class Format: 
Lecture
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

A Rainbow of Rainbows

Period (and pre-period) understandings of vision and color are not the same as today's. Is color good? Or is it evil? And what colors show up in a rainbow? What are the four primary colors? You may be surprised.

Teacher: 
Kudrun Pilegrim
Minimum Age without Parent: 
10
Class Format: 
Lecture
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Anglo-Saxon Small Finds

Documentation and examples of small iron/steel items that have been found in graves and various sites in England that can be made in a forge.

Teacher: 
Peter Joynar
Track: 
Accessories & Clothing Decoration
Culture: 
Anglo-Saxon
Minimum Age with Parent: 
12
Minimum Age without Parent: 
18
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Asian Award Construction

Japanese and Chinese didn't have illuminated scrolls as we commonly see in the European SCA. Find out the fun and interesting ways to make awards for your Asian personas more period for them. Fans, Shikishi, and other methods of award "scrolls" are shown and discussed.foro

Teacher: 
Christoforo Alfonso Pallavincino da Firenze
Track: 
Scribal
Minimum Age with Parent: 
8
Minimum Age without Parent: 
14
Class Format: 
Discussion
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

BASIC Heraldry 101

Learn the BASIC rules for creating a device (sometimes called a "coat of arms" or "badge").

Will cover:

- shield shapes

- colors (what you can put next to, but not on top of)

- fields (and how to divide them)

- items to go ON the colors (line-stuff, and plants, and animals - oh my!)

- balance and simplicity (how Zen!)

- basic resources

Teacher: 
Bridget
Track: 
SCA
Minimum Age without Parent: 
10
Class Format: 
Lecture
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Beginning Embroidery

Come and learn to create your first free hand embroidery piece.  Bring an idea or look for one in the resources that I will have available.  Learn how to pick colors, set up your hoop, and different stitches.  If you have fabric, floss, a drawing or scissors, please bring them along.  Otherwise I will provide for all these items at the class. 

Teacher: 
Dyonisia Buleheued
Track: 
Fiber Arts
Minimum Age with Parent: 
12
Minimum Age without Parent: 
15
Class Format: 
Hands-on
Class Limit: 
15
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Beginning Spoon Carving

Carve your first spoon with a knife. Learn basic carving operations, then shape your spoon and with a hook knife carve the bowl. "If you can peal a potato you can carve a spoon" - Paul Sellers

Teacher: 
Peter Joynar
Track: 
Manufacturing
Class Format: 
Hands-on
Class Limit: 
8
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Being a General 101

This class is for those that would like to be a part of the command structure of the Northshield army; it is designed for both rapier and heavy, since it is about being an effective leader at all levels of command.

Teacher: 
Decimus Marius Tacitus Ajax
Track: 
Fighting/Armoring/Weapons
Minimum Age with Parent: 
12
Minimum Age without Parent: 
13
Class Format: 
Discussion
Class Limit: 
20
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

Birth of The Dream? Cretien de Troyes' Erec and Enide

Eric and Enide by Creiten de Troyes, written about 1180, was the first of Cretien's famous Arthurian romances and the first surviving Arthurian romance. It might also be argued to be the first statement of "The Dream" which supposedly underlies the SCA. What did Cretien say in this important work? How did it help create a different culture than what had come before?

Teacher: 
Edwin atte Bridge
Track: 
SCA
Minimum Age without Parent: 
9
Class Format: 
Lecture
Tags: 
Class Level: 
Beginner

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