[Northkeep] Re: Scribal Thursday/winter get together

Gisela giselavonwolfsburg at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 20:38:51 PST 2005

Yeah... what she said... much more eloquent than myself... the thing I DO
like about having it at Siobhan's, is the cool books of luminations she has
to use as reference... I'm not sure I could actually paint a scroll without
them, LOL!

Thanks again for graciously allowing us in your home once a month!

On 12/13/05, Donna Hufford <dhufford at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Greetings Northkeep
> I would just like to add a couple of things to Gisela's announcement.
> For those new folks who may be wondering what Scribal Guild is, our main
> activity is painting all those pretty award scrolls you see given out in
> court when someone gets an award from the Crown. Each reign uses a
> substantial amount of these and supplies always need to be refilled. The
> winter months are a good time to stock up the Royal coffers before the
> busy
> Tourney/Court season begins. OH, you say, I can't do that I can't paint!
> Actually scroll painting is very beginner friendly. Since Ansteorra uses
> pre-printed scrolls all you really need to do is fill in the spaces with
> appropriate colors and the instructions are printed on each one. You just
> need to be able to follow instructions and have an attention to detail.
> Those of us who have been doing it for awhile will be happy to help you.
> As Gisela said, attendance and interest has fallen off in the last few
> months. We have had some discussion that perhaps it could spark new
> interest
> and raise attendance if Scribal Guild moved to a more central location.
> Though Gisela graciously took on the responsibility for the Guild's
> activities her home is not really large enough to host a group. If anyone
> more 'in town' than I would like to host Scribal Guild Gisela would love
> to
> hear from you. All you need is a willingness to have folks over once a
> month
> and a space for people to spread out their painting gear. Hosting a guild
> or
> group meeting is a great way to meet folks in the Barony that you might
> not
> get to know otherwise.
> Thank you for your attention and I hope to see some of you Thursday.
> In Service
> Siobhan

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