Todde & Mora: White Scarf

Like many mixed-gender sporting environments, men hugely outnumber women in our fencing community.  There are four top-level women locally.  One of those is women, and unabashedly my favorite, is Mora.  She is the one I want little girls to meet: both because of her...

Spada Press

Guy Windsor.  It’s fascinating, a year ago he seemed far away, almost a celebrity in my mind.  He is I suppose, if to a niche fan base, as one of the foremost authorities on historical fencing.  We were introduced through a mutual friend much to my pleasure. He...

Us Combined

Watercolor on cold press Arches.  Inspired by the incredible Rupi Kaur “i do not want to have you to fill the empty parts of me i want to be full on my own i want to fill so complete i could light a whole city and then i want to have you cause the two of us...

Roll-Up Heraldic Banner

This heraldic banner was commissioned for a local chapter of the SCA (an educational non-profit), by Paul and Joe Cook-Giles.  The banner is roughly 4×6 ft, and is oil on canvas.  The banner was left unvarnished so that it could be rolled up carted to and from...

My Onion

Watercolor on 300 lb. Arches. Onions have been a long standing metaphor for my life and the way I accomplish things. Read more about the onion story on my Blog: The Onion Story. This was my first watercolor in a while because I’ve been working with gouache, but...

Couple’s Award Certificate

A Duellist is a low-level (AoA) award for rapier combat in the Society for Creative Anachronism.  The honorable Snorri Bjornsson contacted me and asked me if I could do a couples’ Duellist because it’s the only award he has in common with his lady.  He has...