Welcome to PastTimes, a newsletter published for the advancement of arts and sciences in the SCA and for the personal amusement of House Barra. Want to see your work in print? Submissions, artwork, even just ideas, are always encouraged!
Ceara ni Neill,
Toward a More Period Encampment:
Measuring for the French Bell Wedge tent by Ceara ni Neill References for Middle-Eastern styled Pavilions by Ceara ni Neill Cover for a Folding Camp Chair by Ceara ni Neill Instructions for a "budget" pavilion by Reyna Caumlo (pdf format) A Gothic-style box chair by Ceara ni Neill A Gothic-style bed frame by Ceara ni Neill Pavilions: Things I've Learned the Hard Way by Ceara ni Neill
A brief on what not to do when constructing period tents Building a Portable Armor Stand by Ceara ni Neill The Story of St. Francis, as painted by Giotto by Lucia Corrain Toward a More Period Encampment: Cooler Covers by Ceara ni Neill Toward a More Period Encampment: General Tent Design by Ceara ni Neill Horn as a Drinking Vessel, Part I by Ceara ni Neill Horn as a Drinking Vessel, Part II by Ceara ni Neill "My Turn!" by Ceara ni Neill
Performance tips for the budding bard, written for children. Alcoholic Drinks of the Middle Ages: The History of Wine and Mead by Marc Shapiro Camping: a period game by Dorothy Hartley Celtic Helmet Styles from EP#15 A Norse Merchant's Hat from EP#15 Oil Lamps from EP#15 Historical Styles of Stained Glass from EP#9 The Shakespearean Insult Kit by Jerry Maguire Early Period originally published by Fuiltigherne ni Ruadh O'Finn.
These magazines are a wealth of information for the pre-1066 persona! Not all articles are up yet, but I'm working on it; keep checking back!
October 29, 2009