Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Introduction
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig!
> Thank you for the information on fabrics. If I use linen for theDepending on what it is being used for, you may want to go with a
> layers closest to my body, what kind of silks would be most
> appropriate for something like the outer layer?
bast fibre for external clothing as well.
> But is there any disadvantage to playing peasantry?Nobody is going to chastise you for playing peasantry. It's been done
> Are these women wearing something that kuge would not wear:Wearing a yumaki would be very odd for a kuge class woman. It would
also be odd for a higher ranking buke woman.
> Is there a difference between kuge and the warrior class?Yes.
> If my older son wants the option to go down the samurai path do INo. Your son can be Norman for that matter. You might just not want
> need to be warrior class?
to call him your son in the context of the Society. If you want to
integrate your recreation, then you need not do much more than have
yourself be of kuge rank somewhere below 5 out of 10 (with 1 being on
top). Genji, other Monogatari, and Nikki literature are full of
rusticated scions of kuge families.
Your Humble Servant
- Did you want woodblock information? Fort Wayne public library used to have a treasure trove on the subject.
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On Dec 11, 2011, at 7:41 PM, "Melissa" <mdeann@...> wrote:
> Hello, I am Artemisia Voltera in the SCA and a member of the Middle Kingdom, Red Spears.
> I have started getting interested in Japanese Ink Paintings. I am the artist who painted the images for Kimiko that were just recently posted here. I also did two additional images that I entered into the A&S competition.
> I would like to produce these images so they are more accurate. From the research I was able to find, I like the Ink Paintings from the Muromachi time period. I am in search of help to locate writing on how to produce historically accurate images. From everything from the type of paper and ink, to how to make a seal, what is used as the red ink? for the seal, symbolism, etc.
> Does anyone on here produce these type of art? If so would you be able to direct me on where is best to look for what I am seeking?
> Any help would be greatly appriciated. While it might be nice to get the images to look like what would have done back then, I would like to do it accuratly.
> Thank you for your help
> Lady Artemisia Voltera
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