Teaching in the SCA

Recently, the East Kingdoms’ MoAS learned that several individuals were being told that one must have an A&S award to teach; that only laurels could teach; or that only individuals under the supervision of a laurel could teach. This announcement is to reaffirm, to everyone, that this is *absolutely* not true. Anyone can and is welcome to teach if they so desire. It’s a service to spread knowledge of the Arts & Sciences in our community and to help others grow and learn. If you wish to teach but are not comfortable doing so, the MoAS office can help! Please reach out to Lady Mariette de Bretagne, our Education Deputy at moas.education@eastkingdom.org. She has experience teaching in both SCA and “real world” settings and is happy to...

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Southern Region Scribal Work Day

Following the success of similar work days up north, it’s been decided that there will be a Southern Region work day, with the goal of completing backlog scrolls (and/or scroll blanks) for the Kingdom.Additional details here:https://www.facebook.com/events/209728983277389/?ti=icl If you cannot come to the work day but would be interested in wordsmithing ahead of the event, please let the Bhakail MOAS know (arts@bhakail.eastkingdom.org).This is not a workshop, there will not be any formal teaching – but scribes of all skill levels are welcome to join in, and loaner equipment will be available.Bring your supplies, including any reference books/materials you want to share, and let’s get some scrolls done!!!You don’t have to commit to the entire...

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A&S Photographer at Pennsic

Hello there, Eastern artists!Want to get better images of your work for your documentation or your blog? If you’re headed to Pennsic next month, John Peynter will be offering to photograph A&S projects. He has provided this service before, and the images are amazing, some of which can be found on his website. He has 3 sessions listed through Pennsic University: Saturday 8/3 (noon-3pm in A&S 15)Sunday 8/4 (9am-noon in the Great Hall)Thursday 8/8 (9am-noon in the Great Hall) Letting him know you’re interested is key; this will allow him to have the best tools and props on hand to photograph your art. You can do this by filling out a quick Google form. The photographer grants the artisans he works with a perpetual, nonexclusive, noncommercial...

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A&S Shadow Judging Opportunities

Thanks to the competition coordinator for the “Keepers of the Central Flame” (Sept. 21) we are happy to announce an opportunity for those who wish to shadow judge at an A&S competition. Since “Keepers of the Central Flame” will be using the rubric typically used for EK Crown’s A&S Champions, Mistress Zipporah bas Yosef has given permission for the MOAS office to organize shadow judging at the event, so interested individuals can learn more about how the rubric works and about how to judge effectively. If you are interested in being a shadow judge for this event, please e-mail moas@eastkingdom.org, and we will coordinate with with Mistress Zipporah to arrange things. Please note: Anyone at any level of expertise may shadow...

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A&S War Point Champions

Their Majesties, Fortune and Ozurr, would like to announce their champions for the Arts & Sciences War Point at Pennsic 48 (2019). THL Ástríðr Musi (Queen’s A&S Champion)Hlaefdige Aethelflied BrewbaneLady Amalie von HohenseeBaroness Anna Dokeianina SyrakousinaViscount Antonii RainbringerTHL Cathain ReiterTHL Gnaea CeleraMistress Leonete D’AngelyLord Malys MacGregorLady Maerhild at AnstigeTHL Mariette de BretagneTHL Emelote of Calais (Ealdomere) Please note that champions were chosen based on their application, and based on the overall needs of the team, after an open call was put out for artisans to volunteer. The war point will take place on Thursday, August 8th, from 9:30-4:30 in the Great Hall. This is a judged competition, using a rubric...

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