I did this several months back but did not want to post it before the event. The SCA (sca.org ) is celebrating it's 50th Year and I was asked to do the cover for the souvenir book. I also sent interior art but that was all old stuff. I think it is 9 x 12, it was done mostly in Egg Tempera with a little Acrylic and Micron pen on real velum. Picture 35.
The front and back covers are based on/inspired by the Morgan
Bible/Book of Kings, France, 13th Century.
Panel 1. This represents the Birthday/graduation party that
Panel 2. Represents all Courts, showing a King and
Queen giving awards to
Panel 3. Represents all Crown
Tournaments, it is the first Crown with the
Arms of the winner and the runner
up (who apparently had no Arms but
disappeared to Germany soon
Panel 4. Hawk, Horse and Hound, representing the animals in the
Panel 1. War, representing all SCA Wars but using the
colors of the Middle
and the East Kingdoms since Pennsic was our first War
and our largest.
Panel 2. Represents the Arts and Sciences, A Scribe, and
Armorer and a
Panel 3. Peers, Knight, Laurel, Pelican, Master of
Defense. The banners
behind them represent the Royal Peers, County, Ducal and
Ladies of the Rose.
Panel.4. The SCA now, families and children celebrating
50 years as a
The Arms of every kingdom in order of their
formation is also shown.