February 27th, 2008

me and my vulture

Happy Fun Picture Time!

...or, look at Laura embarrass herself again.

A while back, I was talking about some of my first SCA outfits.  Thankfully, no pictures have ever been unearthed (as far as I know), but I did promise sketches of some of them.

You have to understand, I joined the SCA when I was 18, but I had been costuming long before then - I have always loved dressing up, and started making my own costumes when I was a kid.  I used to enter Sci-fi con masquerades all the time, and built up quite a wardrobe of, well, pretty hideous stuff.  When I started in the SCA, I didn't know a damn thing about historical clothing - like most people, I had a picture in my head largely inspired by Hollywood, and a heavy dose of fantasy.  Which led to these outfits:
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