An Tir Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

 

and Device of Porte de l'Eau

The Canton of Porte de l’Eau (East King County, WA)

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Simon Fisc
Date: October 7 , 2023
Site opens at: 9:00 AM on October 7th 2023
Site closes at: 6:00 PM

Event site:
Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church
2650 148th Avenue SE Bellevue, WA 98007



This is a Level 1: Kingdom Event (ATWW, Kingdom Championship events, Crown Councils) event.

Greetings unto the populace of An Tir!  The time for the An Tir Heraldic and Scribal Symposium draws near. Please join us in the Canton of Porte de l’Eau on October 7, 2023 for a day filled with classes for all interests.


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Has an Heraldic consultation table


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Registration Information

Preregistration is available here.

Site Fees

Fee TypeCost*
Adult20
Youthfree
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Meal Information

No meal will be provided, but there are many local food establishments a short distance away.

Classes Offered

KHSS 2023 Class Schedule

TimeHeraldsScribes
10 AMWhat to Know About Field HeraldryIntro to Scribal Diapering
11 AMFinding and Evaluating Name SourcesGottingen Model Book Diapering Patterns and Scribal Trading Cards
NoonLUNCH
1 PMThe Care and Feeding of your InstrumentLetter Writing Manuals and Their Lessons for Wordsmithing
2 PMArmorial Book ClubIntro to black hours painting
3 PMOrder Names – or How to Get Your Barony in Compliance with CorporaWordsmithing
4 PMYou don’t need to know everything to get started – Some Heralds are AdminsCalligrams: Thinking Outside the Box
5 PMCourt Pacing and Efficiency

Heralds Track

What to Know About Field Heraldry

Instructor:  Angharat verch Reynulf. OL, LowenMahne Herald and  Ysolt Tayler of Windhill, OP, Kingdom Lists

This class will give some basic instruction on what to expect as a field Herald on a tourney field.  We will also delve into the different ways you may interact with the Lists team, and the partnership between Heralds and Lists that is needed for a successful tournament.

Skill level: Beginner

Time: 10:00 AM

Finding and Evaluating Name Sources

Instructor: Dame Juliana de Luna

When you can’t find a name online – or you’re just looking for resources beyond the standard places – where do you go? How do you figure out if it’s a good source? And how do you describe in a submission how we know it’s a good source – whether it’s in English or some other language?

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 11:00 AM

The Care and Feeding of your Instrument

Instructor: Honorable Lady Mea Passavanti

This course is designed to go at the pace and experience of the group. It is an audience participation hour that will give you some practical tips on how to keep your voice in it’s best condition utilizing vocal warm ups, volume control, breath and diaphragm support and more. A handout will also be available.

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 1:00 PM

Armorial Book Club

Instructor: Daunt Iago ab Adam

Flipping through a period armorial, talking about what we find. Always entertaining and educational.

Skill level: Beginner

Time: 2:00 PM

Order Names – or How to Get Your Barony in Compliance with Corpora

Instructor: Dame Juliana de Luna

We’ll explore the patterns and new decisions about order names that expand the languages and patterns we allow. As time provides, we’ll talk about specific problems and possible ways to document order names.

Skill level: Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 3:00 PM

You don’t need to know everything to get started – Some Heralds are Admins

Instructor: Dame Lissette de la Rose

Did you know you don’t have to be loud or into names or armory to help the college of heralds thrive?  Join our round table discussion on all of the ways you can help behind the scenes.  From compiling email reports, to organizing volunteers, or even just signing people in there are dozens of ways you can help

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 4:00 PM

Court Pacing and Efficiency

Instructor: Thegn Cormac Mor

Learn some of the more common causes of slow or stalled courts and how you, working with the Royalty/Baronage, court coordinator, and retinue, can make them more efficient and exciting!

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 5:00 PM

Scribal Track

Intro to Scribal Diapering

Instructor: Dame Lissette de la Rose

A basic introduction to the concept and patterns of diapering. Elevate your scrolls by adding simple repetitive background patterns. Please bring a ruler, pencil, and some paper if possible. Limited supplies will be available.

Skill level: Beginner

Time: 10:00 AM

Gottingen Model Book Diapering Patterns and Scribal Trading Cards

Instructor: Dame Tamlyn of Wyntersea

The class will give instructions on creating the diapering patterns in the Gottingen Model Book and as time allows simple foliage painting from the same book. Work is on Scribal Trading Cards (2-1/2×3-1/2 inches) so the ability to paint small areas is useful for this class. If you have them  bring small paint brushes and a pallette, though I will provide both of these and paints as needed.

Skill level: Intermediate

Time: 11:00 AM

Letter Writing Manuals and Their Lessons for Wordsmithing

Instructor: Honorable Lady Aenor de Pessac

Review of medieval letter-writing manuals and the core lessons they teach, and how those lessons have and can be used in wordsmithing.

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate

Time: 1:00 PM

Intro to black hours painting

Instructor: Baxter’s Mom 😉 Nykera Drago D’Argento

Ever thought you might want to try black hours? Come learn about creating your own black hours masterpiece! Tips and tricks and how to get started! Explore the difficulties of creating a scroll on all-black paper!

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 2:00 PM

Wordsmithing

Instructor: Baroness Arnora Sable Sable

This 50 minute class offers a primer to writing good scroll texts and ceremonials. It touches on how and where to find source materials and how to adapt for different cultures.

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 3:00 PM

Calligrams: Thinking Outside the Box

Instructor: Bantiarna Máel Brigte inghean Aimirghin

Calligram: a set of words arranged in such a way that it forms a thematically related image.

This class explores pre-17th century examples of plants, animals, people, and geometric shapes formed with nothing more than words.  We’ll discuss methods of adapting such styles for Society purposes.

Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Time: 4:00 PM


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