About the Artist:

  • Name: Mistress Dyan du Lac Calendre (MKA Dyan Johnson)
  • Group: Shire of Rosenfeld

About the Source:

  • Style: Equestrian
  • Time Period: 1481
  • Period source: possessed by Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
  • Script: The Original script implicates Germanic
  • Modern source: Treasures from the Italian Libraries, Thames & Hudson, 1997, page from a tournament book showing coat of arms for 4 competitors & a mounted horseman.

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Baronial Equestrian Champion
  • Scroll Recipient: Ihon Vinson macFergus
  • Date of Completion: Nov. 2005
  • Paper: Strathmore Bristol Smooth
  • Ink: Higgins Black Magic Waterproof
  • Paint: Winsor & Newton Gouache
  • Dimensions: 9 x 12 in. ‘ish

Additional Notes: This one was machine copied for an outline pattern then traced using a windowpane as light source (before I got a light box)! I didn’t care for the horse’s mouth, so I made changes that & added the Bordermarch Baronial arms.