Re: [MedievalSawdust] A Pilot Program at Gulf Wars -- Way Cool
- Wish I was going. That sounds like an incredible experience!
I do not count as a credible source.
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From: Helen Schultz
Sent: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 17:35:50 -0500 (EST)
Subject: [MedievalSawdust] A Pilot Program at Gulf Wars -- Way Cool
A couple folks
are spearheading a "journeyman" program in Artisan's Row this
year. There's a meeting on it Monday morning (Mar 15th at 11am) for those
This a pilot/shake-down year, but what is planned
for it so far is:
~ Journeyman candidates commit to at least 4 hours per
day for 4 days of war in a single area. More time is always welcome. All hours
would be considered volunteer hours.
~ They would "Shadow" the Area
coordinator in his/her duties, getting to know what A/R coordinators
~ They will learn about the arts that happen in that area (especially
if they are a novice in that/those arts).
~ They would participate
in a special "journeyman project" over the course of the week. For textiles wet,
this might be the creation of a 'dye log' for example. For woodworking, this
might be the creation of a wood block and printing from it. For textiles, this
might be a start to finish project (wool to cloth, or cloth to
garment/pillow), etc. Projects are negotiable between coordinator and
journeyman. They would, of course, get to keep their
~ They would get a special "journeyman" gift at the end of war.
[possibly a baldric or token that they could wear to identify them as
~ They would rack up experience we consider important in a
person wanting to coordinate an area, or run an A/R area at another