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The Court Heraldry Roundtable will be a chance for those interested in Court Heraldry at all levels to discuss common questions and dilemmas for the Court herald, such as how to improvise on the fly, how to work with Royalty, boasting Royals in and out of court, vocal projection, and preparing for Court. The Master Class will continue with practical scenarios allowing court heralds to practice and get feedback without having an entire Kingdom watching.

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Saturday June 27, 2015
9:00 AM 9:45 AM 45 min Cursiva Anglicana / Carolingian Keynote Speaker : Canadian Heraldic Authority Claire Boudreau   Keynote Speaker $-
Heraldic consultation and design process for the Canadian Heraldic Authority, as well as sources of inspiration.
9:45 AM 10:30 AM 45 min Cursiva Anglicana / Carolingian Keynote Speaker : Canadian Heraldic Authority Q&A Claire Boudreau Keynote Speaker $-
Questions and answers
9:45 AM 10:45 AM 60 min Uncial At a Loss for Words Ekaterina Volkova Beginner Scribal Other $-
One of the challenges in some Kingdoms is coming up with unique words for award scrolls, especially when you wish to give a period sound to them.
9:45 AM 10:45 AM 60 min Humanistica Pimp my (early period) Scroll Dame Asa Gormsdottir Beginner Scribal Illumination $-
Do you study early period illumination? Do the extant resources feel a little stale or repetitive? Do you like bling? For new inspiration, turn your attention to other art forms (jewellery, metalwork, carving, even fabric) appropriate to early medieval Europe.
9:45 AM 10:45 AM 60 min Insular Miniscule Using Period Manuscripts for SCA scrolls Beatrice Domenici della Campana Intermediate Scribal Illumination $-
We will look at how to use pages from period manuscripts (books of hours, gospels, secular manuscripts, etc.) as inspiration and/or basis for SCA scrolls, both for the calligraphy and illumination styles. Pages may be used in their entirety or elements may be taken and used for simpler scrolls. Multiple examples will be shown.
9:45 AM 10:30 AM 45 min Bastarda Redaction: A recipe for scrolls Baroness Juliana Rosalia Dolce di Siena Intermediate Scribal Illumination $-
In this class we’ll look at different illuminations and learn how to identify what the design elements are for each style. We’ll also learn how to use parts of a larger illumination to create a scroll.
9:45 AM 5 PM All day Upper Staff Room Book Binding (limit of 5 students)
Tarian verch Gadarn  $15
Heraldic track Break (10:30 AM to 10:45AM)
10:45 AM 11:45 AM 60 min Cursiva Anglicana Taking Your Heraldry Off The Paper; Heraldic Display Ideas Baron Percival de la Rocque Intermediate Heraldic Heraldic display $-
A look at ways to display your heraldry, arms badges and achievements for personal use and adding to the atmosphere of SCA events.
10:45 AM 11:45 AM 60 min Carolingian Sign Heralds Round Table Nesscia inghean Chearnaigh Beginner Heraldic Other $-
This round table is an opportunity for sign heralds and others to bring up comments and concerns for discussion with the Sign Herald Deputy to Laurel Sovereign of Arms.
10:45 AM 11:45 AM 60 min Bastarda On Consulting for Submissions TH Lady Sciath ingen Chaennaig Beginner Heraldic Submissions $-
This class will provide some guidance to support new Heralds in consulting with eager, and not-so-eager, through the basic steps in consulting on name and device submission process. While there are many options available to individuals looking for names and devices, helping them to discover their options, and advance towards submission.
Scribal Track Break (10:45 AM to 11:00 AM)
11:00 AM Noon 60 min Uncial Cadels and flourishes for late period scrolls Gwenhwyvar verch Owen ap Morgan Beginner Scribal Other $-
Hands on class for learning how to easily create cadels and florishes for late period scrolls. View many examples from different countries and learn the difference between the two types of embellishment.  I will have some easy to use guides and grid paper so we can work together and try things out. Please bring a calligraphy pen if you have one.
11:00 AM Noon 60 min Humanistica Lindisfarne Layout for Award Scrolls Dame Asa Gormsdottir Intermediate Scribal Calligraphy $-
Explore the layout of the Lindisfarne Gospels incipit (title) pages and obtain practical tips on how to create the distinctive capitals, half-uncial calligraphy, border formation, and typical motifs. Handouts of the Lindisfarne capital and half-uncial alphabets as interpreted by the teacher will be provided.
11:00 AM Noon 60 min Insular Miniscule Introduction to Family Search
Alexandra Vazquez de Granada Beginner Heraldic Submissions $-
FamilySearch.org is a powerful research tool that recently became available to SCA heralds. This class will give an overview of what FamilySearch is, how it can benefit heralds, how to complete a search, and how to properly document the information found for SCA purposes.
LUNCH BREAK (12:00 to 1:00 PM)
1:00 PM 2:00 PM 60 min Uncial TBD
1:00 PM 3:00 PM</td> 120 min Humanistica Beginning Whitework Danaë FitzRoberts aka Hobbit Beginner Scribal Illumination $6.00
An introduction to whitework in illumination.
1:00 PM 3:00 PM 120 min Insular Miniscule Documenting Charges from Period Sources Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme Advanced Scribal Heraldic research $-
A discussion of the resources available for researching heraldic charges (and other motifs) in period. We will consider rolls of arms, grants of arms, period display, and period heraldic treatises. How to try to identify weird new charges.
1:00 PM 2:00 PM 60 min Cursiva Anglicana Heraldry and Ceramics – a brief pictorial survey Ellaire de Troyes Beginner Heraldic Other $-
Join us for a brief look at some ceramics that feature heraldic devices from the medieval and renaissance period.   Like many other aspects of medieval life, ceramics were often decorated with heraldic devices. This class (more of a show and tell really) is intended to inspire your creativity as we have a look at what is available online from different museums around the world. Materials will be organized by time period and geography to help you get a feel for ceramic trends appropriate for your persona. Bring paper and pencil if you wish to make drawings
1:00 PM 2:00 PM 60 min Carolingian Med. French naming practices Colm Dubh Advanced Heraldic Onomastics $-
The development of naming practices in medieval France
1:00 PM 3:00 PM 120 min Bastarda Wax Seals, Matrices, and Document Style Scrolls in the SCA Mistress Kay Leigh Mac Whyte Intermediate Heraldic Armory & heraldic design $-
This class will primarily be a roundtable discussion about the currently used seals from across the Known World at Kingdom and local levels, and their application in use of Kingdom, local branch, and personal correspondence. Attendees are welcome to bring impressions of their Kingdom’s seals for a “petting zoo” (as we understand concerns about the care and feeding of each matrix), and we will discuss common practices in history and in the Current Middle Ages, as well as tips and tricks for applying your own seal on personal correspondence.
1:00 PM 2:30 PM 90 min Hospitaltiy Suite Principal Heralds Meeting Heraldic
2:00 PM 4:00 PM 120 min Uncial Court Roundtable/Court Masters Master Brand Thorwaldsson Heraldic/scribal
The Court Heraldry Roundtable will be a chance for those interested in Court Heraldry at all levels to discuss common questions and dilemmas for the Court herald, such as how to improvise on the fly, how to work with Royalty, boasting Royals in and out of court, vocal projection, and preparing for Court. The Master Class will continue with practical scenarios allowing court heralds to practice and get feedback without having an entire Kingdom watching.
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 60 min Cursiva Anglicana Conflict Checking with the Complex Search Beatrice Domenici della Campana Intermediate Heraldic Armory & heraldic design $-
For those who already have a good handle on conflict checking under SENA, this will go over how to use the Complex Search function of the O&A database to automate conflict checking.
2:00 PM 3:00 PM 60 min Carolingian Development of Medieval French Names Colm Dubh Advanced Heraldic Onomastics $-
A documented review of the diachronic development of full names in medieval France focusing on the Ile de France but including adjacent areas
BREAK (3:00 PM to 3:15 PM)
3:15 PM 4:15 PM 60 min Uncial Court Masters Nicolaa de Bracton Heraldic/Scribal $-
Want to improve your court heraldry? Here’s a chance to herald a very short court with some common elements and then receive immediate feedback from experienced court heralds
3:15 PM 4:15 PM 60 min Humanistica TBD $
Where did the idea of paper come from? How and who used it. What materials were used?   The methods and techniques used to make the writing surface.
3:15 PM 4:15 PM 60 min Insular Miniscule Symbolism in Art & Heraldy: Explore the language and contracts represented through imagery rather than words in the Middle Ages THL Augusta Weyfare Scribal Armory & heraldic design $-
Explore the language and contracts represented through imagery rather than words in the Middle Ages
3:15 PM 5:15 PM 120 min Cursiva Anglicana On Being a Submissions Herald Alys Mackyntoich Intermediate Heraldic Submissions $-
This class is for people currently serving as Submissions Heralds or who think they might want to do the job. The class will review OSCAR processes, documentation summarizing, organizational approaches and other issues. The second half of the class will be a Q&A and discussion session, rather than a lecture.
3:15 PM 4:15 PM 60 min Carolingian Medieval Feminine AS  Names THL Colm Dubh  HE Intermediate Heraldic Onomastics $-
Lecture with plenty of time for questions.  I will pass out copies of my lecture in class as well as submitting it for the KWHSS print out
3:15 PM 4:15 PM 60 min Bastarda Oscar Electronic Notifications Lady Seraphina Delfino Intermediate Heraldic Submissions $-
A round table discussion on commentary in Oscar. This will be a discussion about what is considered good, helpful commentary, that will help the Sovereigns and Submission Heralds make their decisions.
3:15 PM 5:15 PM 120 min Hospitaltiy Suite An Overview of Regional Heraldic Styles Bruce Draconarius of Mistholme Intermediate Heraldic/Scribal Armory & heraldic design $-
An overview of the differences, by country, of armorial design in period.  Intended for consulting heralds who wish to advise clients interested in authenticity for their personae.  Slide presentation and handout.
4:15 PM 5:15 PM 60 min Uncial Ceremonials Ursula Georges Heraldic/Scribal
Learn about the ceremonials around co-kings and co-emperors in period
4:15 PM 5:15 PM 60 min Humanistica Artistic License: When, Where, and Why Cormac Mor Beginner Heraldic/Scribal Heraldic display $-
Artistic license is a term used in both heraldic and scribal circles to allow leeway in depictions of armory from what was submitted to what is used. But how much leeway can/should an artist take? In this class, we will explore the right and wrong ways of utilizing artistic license, with both period and SCA examples of armorial variation.
4:15 PM 5:15 PM 60 min Insular Miniscule Medieval Scribal Abreviations Nicolaa de Bracton Intermediate Heraldic Palaeography/   research $-
Class will cover the general principles of abbreviation in medieval Latin manuscripts, symbols used in abbreviation, and how these can be adapted to SCA texts and scrolls even when the language is not Latin. A particularly useful class for anyone working with charter-type scrolls or writs.
4:15 PM 5:15 PM 60 min Carolingian Commenting on Oscar Seraphina Delfino Beginner Heraldic Submissions $-
A round table discussion on commentary in Oscar. This will  be a discussion about what is considered good, helpful commentary, that will help the Sovereigns and Submission Heralds make their decisions.
4:15 PM 5:15 PM 60 min Bastarda The College of Arms Demystified Andrewe Bawldwyn Beginner Heraldic Administration
Laurel wants to share the inner workings of the College of Arms with you. What is his job like? What happens to those submissions? Why does it take so long to get an LoAR? What do I have to do to get to the CoA level? We’ll explore the workings of the College of Arms in an hour long informational session with question & answer opportunities.
5:15 PM 6:15PM Cursiva Anglicana / Carolingian EALDORMERE COURT OF QUEEN LYDR
Sunday June 28, 2015
9:00 AM 10:00 AM 60 min Uncial Writing for Award Scrolls Colyne Stewart Beginner Scribal Other $-
A beginner’s class for those interested in learning what goes into writing an award scroll. Learn the structure of a scroll, how to research the recipient and use their persona when crafting the wording. This class places an emphasis on creating wordings based on medieval sources.
9:00 AM 11:00 AM 120 min Humanistica Beginning Diapering Danaë FitzRoberts aka Hobbit Beginner Scribal Illumination $10.00
An introduction to the square patterning found in some manuscripts
9:00 AM 10:00 AM 60 min Insular Miniscule Making Ink a Discussion Ian the Green Beginner Scribal Scribal arts $2.00
A discussion of how to make black and colored inks. Recipes will be handed out as will an computer CD of resources and information.
9:00 AM Noon to Noon Cursiva Anglicana / Carolingian Laurel Submission Road Show Heraldic
9:00 AM 11:00 AM 120 min Bastarda Diapering the Sky Gaston Phebus Book of the Hunt Maestro Piero di Paxiti da Vincenza Intermediate Scribal Illumination $5.00
The artists of the famously beautiful edition of the Gaston Phebus “Book of the Hunt” included some beautiful diapering effects used on the skies of the various hunt scenes. We will discuss some, and attempt to reconstruct samples of a few, in whatever scale the students finds comfortable.
9:00 AM Noon 3 hours Upper Staff Room Book Binding  Tarian verch Gadarn Scribal  see yesterday’s bookbinding listing
9:00 AM 11:00 AM 120 min Hospitaltiy Suite Adding Dimension to Your Illumination Merewen de Sweynesheie Beginner Scribal Illumination $1.00
In this class we will talk about use of colour to bring your 2-dimensional illuminations a third visual dimension. This includes shading, patterning, and faces. There should be lots of time for playing and practice.
10:00 AM 11:00 AM 60 min Uncial How to Draw Basic Manuscript Flora Ekaterina Volkova Beginner Scribal Illumination $-
If you passed kindergarten art class, you can draw a 14th-century French scroll. This class will break down the elements and have you leaving confident and ready to illuminate.
10:00 AM 11:00 AM 60 min Insular Miniscule Batarde 1450 Ian the Green Intermediate Scribal Calligraphy $2.00
Batarde was a purposefully designed script that broke with the strictness of Gothic scripts. It was used for almost every kind of document from legal grants to books of hours and more.   It was used from England to Germany and many other places in Europe. We will be looking at this script from manuscripts and learning to write it.
11:00 AM Noon 60 min Bastarda Cadels – art with only ink Maestro Piero di Paxiti da Vincenza Intermediate Scribal Calligraphy students expected to bring materials
The Cadel is often viewed as threatening, but we will look at examples, and students are encouraged to explore the basics of constructing a cadel.   This is one of the highly-transferrable skills of calligraphy.   A single cadel drawn with a calligraphy felt-tip can turn an envelope into a GIFT in moments. Students wishing to play with cadels should bring their own pens, inks, and paper.