23430Re: archery illustrations: Shooting Technique???
- Sep 7, 2007Hope she's not reading this or you may find some lead based paint in
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "John and Carol Atkins"
> 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 andpaint
> 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!
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