Sunday, September 17, 2017

Old Gods

Another of my "Gods of Atlantis" series I did back in the 80's. "Bringer of Storms" Acrylic and watercolor colored pencil on Canson board, 7 x 11 or so. I love the piece but it never sold. I guess the Gods of Atlantis were just to personal to me. (I said the same about the other 2 Gods of Atlantis I did.) Prints available.

 

Monday, September 11, 2017

False Patriots Day

OK, I have never heard it called "Patriots Day" untill now, but I will never use that term as Patriot has become a worthless dirty word just like the flag. After 9/11 a bunch of so called "patriots" started flying the flag to show just how American they were. They flew it dirty, they flew it tatered, they flew it at night in the dark, they flew it like gang colors and NOT with any respect! None of them seemed to understand the flag code that I have known since I was a child; ...you NEVER let teh flag touchthe ground or get dirty! You Never fly a tattered flag! You always have a light on a flag if it is flying at night! These same people want to make burning the flag illegal compleatly ignoring the fact that burning is the proper, perscribed way to dispose of a flag that is; dirty, torn, faded! But these false patriots who will make a big fuss on 9/11 and fly the flag from the back of their pick up trucks with a confederate flag next to it (or just a sticker of one in the window), who will drag the flag through the dirty and fly it when it is falling apart. These people who are hapy that Trump is destroying EVERYTHING good about this country and who think America is only for WHITE Christians, THESE are the peopel who will make a big deal out of "Pariots Day" and who will claim to be doing it to remember those who died on 9/11 when really all they are doing is trying to stir up hate for theose who are diffrent from them and who have a diffrent religion! These peopel are wht both the word patriot and the flag are now meaningless at best and dirty words at worst!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Book of Love Pelican




Pelican scroll inspired by pages from King Rene’s Book of Love, specifically Folio 18v and Folio 21v, 15th century, France. Illumination by Master Tristan Alexander, calligraphy by Lady Failenn Chu Inghean Fhaelain .  I think it was 9 x 12, Acrylic, Egg Tempera and Gold leaf on Parchemnt (the skin not the paper). Pitcure 28
(Dame Bell Phoebe while traveling with her page and her Laurel Knight approaches a bridge where she sees a tree full of her accomplishments and then a Pelican Knight appears to join her company!)

 


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Beautiful Tiny Satyr

I just received a small statue I purchased from the sculptor  Stephen Blanche who lives in England. I saw it when it was only just started and he has done so much tiny and amazing details including the quiver with several tiny individual arrows in it! He is 6 inches tall and just AMAZING!

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Mini Me

Apparently my name is popular, several years ago there was a rash of people naming their kids Tristan Alexander (last name here). This year at Pennsic the mother of one of them brought her son in to meet me (again). She says that when he was new born they saw my shop at Pennsic and brought him in to get a picture with me. She promised to send me a copy of it along with the new one she took this year, he is 6 or 7 and a doll! I got lots of hugs and smiles. Here is the picture I took and I asked him not to smile so  got a serious face I am afraid. This is Tristan Alexander Cooper.

I Will Illuminate Anything

At Pennsic this year a gentle asked me if I would decorate his wooden shoes, so I illuminated them. Acrylic on wood. 27

New Coronets

I did these for the current King and Queen of Atlantia in the SCA. These are for when they step down and are Duke and Countess. These are leather and have elements of their Arms on them. I fear his is to large and hers to small, but I did them the sizes I was given as right for them. (I seem to not have a picture of her coronet, I will try to get one) 25 and 26