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23430Re: archery illustrations: Shooting Technique???

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  • Ko
    Sep 7, 2007
      Hope she's not reading this or you may find some lead based paint in
      your soup.

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "John and Carol Atkins"
      <cogworks@...> wrote:
      > Looking at the picture I would agree with the idea of artistic
      > impression. I have seen many hand bow pictures where the archer
      > was "crossed up". That is to say the leading foot was the wrong
      > foot. To shoot in this manner one would have to stand "normal",
      > hand shooter with left foot forward, then twist completely around and
      > fire backwards. While Byron Ferguson does this, I just don't see the
      > advantage of this technique in war. Artistic impression of an artist
      > who has never shot anything more than a paint brush. Or then, as my
      > lady is an illuminist, perhaps they just tipped their lead based
      > brushes a time or two too much!
      > cog
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