I'm hanging out down in Trimaris for a while to beat the winter up north. All sorts of new wonderful Byzantine and Roman goodies coming soon after the new year!
I made this specifically for my friend in the East Kingdom Artisanal Exchange for this fall. Typically, Mary would be in red, but since this was based on an in-joke between the recipient and her friends, I put her in blue. Aside from that, I can happily say that my skills have improved since my … Continue reading Another icon – The Virgin Mary
I can't tell you how many times I've seen people emulating this look from the "Byzantine Fashions" Dover Coloring Book by Tom Tierney and "Ancient Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Costume" by Mary G. Houston. First of all, I want to say I have no issue with the images presented by Dover. They usually do a … Continue reading The illusive Dover dress debunked.