Bubba Blackhammer

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(AKA Sajah bint-Habushun ibn-Ishandiyar al-Hajjaji)

Photo
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Bubba Blackhammer
Information
Resides: Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
Status: Active
Awards: Order of Precedence Entry
Heraldry
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Registered Arms

Introduction

I am a citizen of Atlantia, from the Barony of Windmasters' Hill. I am an MoL and trainer of MoLs. I am a scribe and teacher of scribes. I am a proud member of House Blackhammer and, by extension, the Moose Lodge as well as the Free Company of the Banner of the Elephant. I am a gun captain and stand proudly as a gunner on the line at Pennsic. I am the Woman Who Makes Paints. I am Gunpowder & Gold.

Persona

Sajah's story is sweeping, a Bedouin brought up in the Byzantine Negev and then war bride of the First Crusader hedge soldier now knight, Sir Jared the Bear who made his fortune and settled in the Holy Land.

Bubba is just Bubba. The name is a reflection of merging my original story with a new household identity: I wanted to be named Blackhammer, as is my peer and his household. Bubba is a name my husband always wanted a woman to choose and is a right and proper female Viking name so perfect for a Varangian living in Byzantium. Beyond that Bubba has no organized persona.

Offices & Positions

Current

  • MoL/ MoL Trainer, Atlantia, Pennsic/ Atlantia
  • Armored Marshal, Atlantia, Pennsic
  • Gun Captain, Guild of St. Barbara, SCA Gunners, Pennsic, Atlantia

Past

  • Scrivener Royal, Ragnarr V & Lynette II
  • Education Deputy and New Scribe Trainer, Atlantia
  • Rapier Marshal, Atlantia, Pennsic
  • Guild Mistress, Calligraphers & Illuminstaors Guild of Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Kingdom Baronial Arts & Sciences Champion, Atlantia
  • Arts & Sciences Champion, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Baronial Chatelaine, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Baronial MoL, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Baronial MoA&S, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Deputy Chatelaine, Canton of Elvegast, Barony of Windmasters' Hill, Atlantia
  • Co-Administrator Atlantian Artisanal Largesse Project, Atlantia
  • Autocrat, Crown Tourney, Fall A.S. 47, Atlantia
  • Instructor in various topics at events in Atlantia and Aethelmearc as well as Pennsic since 1999 (See Classes Taught at the bottom of the page.)
  • A&S Coordinator or competition sponsor, numerous events
  • Extensive experience retaining, serving and expediting feasts, water-bearing, and assisting with EQ activities since 1999

Projects & Publications

  • Facebook photos folder of Scribal work
  • Facebook photos folder of Scribal work with Caterina di Paulo
  • Facebook photos folder of Making Pigments and Paint (Other albums of specific experiments in my Facebook Pictures)
  • Facebook photos folder of Miscellaneous A&s Projects
  • The History of the Crowns of Atlantia, baronial newsletter, Atlantia
  • Chief Administrator, Facebook Group - Period Pigment Palette
  • Chief Administrator, Facebook Group - Knowne World Aspiring Scribes Forum
  • Administrator, Facebook Group - Atlantian Scribes
  • Chief Administrator, Facebook Group - Atlantian Aspiring Scribes Forum ARCHIVED
  • Editor-in-Chief, Atlantian Scribes Handbook 2015 to present
  • Assistant Editor, Atlantian MoL Handbook
  • Co-Creator of EQ MoL forms, Atlantia
  • Participant in the Rose Book project for Manuscripts at the Abbey
  • Active and backlog scrolls and commissions completed for East, Atlantia, Meredies, AEthelmearc, Middle, and Ansteorra
  • Artisans' Row, Pennsic, 3 years in a row, crafting period pigments

Heraldry

  • Vert, on a fess gules fimbriated between an Arabic penbox and a lozenge a chalice Or, as augmentation on the lozenge a mortar and pestle gules.
  • (Fieldless) A brown hippopotamus statant guardant proper.
  • (Fieldless) A brown hippopotamus' head cabossed proper.

Awards and Achievements

Awards http://op.atlantia.sca.org/op_ind.php?atlantian_id=2762

  • Pearl - Illumination and Pigment Creation
  • Baronial A&S Champion - Pigment Creation
  • Interkingdom Baronial A&S Champion - Pigment Creation
  • Tempore Atlantia Winner - Byzantine Garb
  • 9/16/2000 - Award of Arms (Atlantia) - Academie of the Rapier (Windmaster's Hill) - Anton IV and Emer I
  • 2/15/2003 - Award of the Silver Nautilus (Atlantia) - Ymir (Windmaster's Hill) - Cuán IV and Pádraigín I, banners
  • 9/24/2011 - Award of the Undine (Atlantia) - Fall Coronation (Atlantia) - Michael IX and Seonaid VII
  • 4/7/2012 - Award of the Undine (Atlantia) - Drums of War (Baelfire Dunn) - Cuán VI and Pádraigín III
  • 9/22/2012 - Companion of the Boreas (Atlantia-Windmaster's Hill) - Midnight at the Oasis 4 (Nimenefeld) - Callistus and Adriana, Italian gowns
  • 10/13/2012 - Award of the Spirit of the Phoenix (Atlantia-Sacred Stone) - War of the Wings VII (Sacred Stone) - Oshi and Sine, MOLing
  • 2/16/2013 - Companion of the Kitty Hawk (Atlantia-Windmaster's Hill) - Ymir XXXVIII (Windmaster's Hill) - Callistus and Adriana
  • 4/5/2014 - Award of the Undine (Atlantia) - Coronation of King William & Queen Kara (Atlantia) - Ragnarr IV and Lynette I
  • 9/27/2014 - Companion of the Coral Branch (Atlantia) - MATO : Vikings at the Oasis (Nimenefeld) - William I and Kára I, C&I
  • 10/4/2014 - Award of the Undine (Atlantia) - Fall Coronation (Bright Hills) - William I and Kára I
  • 10/4/2014 - Augmentation of Arms (Atlantia) - Fall Coronation (Bright Hills) - William I and Kára I, C&I
  • 10/18/2014 - Spark of the Phoenix (Atlantia-Sacred Stone) - War of the Wings IX (Sacred Stone) - Marc and Alianor, C&I
  • 10/10/2015 - Award of the Fountain (Atlantia) - Chalice of the Sun God / Coronation (Ponte Alto) - Christoph I and Adelhait I, C&I
  • 10/17/2015 - Companion of the Golden Dolphin (Atlantia) - War of the Wings X (Sacred Stone) - Christoph I and Adelhait I MoLing
  • 2/27/2016 - Court Baroness (Atlantia) - Tourney of Ymir (Windmaster's Hill) - Christoph I and Adelhait I
  • 4/9/2016 - Golden Heart of Raven's Cove (Atlantia-Raven's Cove) - Premier - Coastal Raids (Raven's Cove) - Lochlainn and Edan, MoLing/C&I
  • 6/3/2016 - Supporters (Atlantia) - Old school war practice (Marinus) - Dietrich I and Thora I, MoLing
  • 5/13/2017 - Companion of the Pearl (Atlantia) Return to Camelot-An Arthurian Deed (Raven's Cove) - Cuán VII and Signy I, C&I
  • 9/23/2017 - Award of the Fountain (Atlantia) - Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday and Investiture (Sacred Stone) - Cuán VII and Signy I, C&I
  • 2/23/2019 - Companion of the Quintain (Atlantia) - Ymir 44 (Windmaster's Hill) - Ragnarr V and Lynette II, MoLing


Classes Taught

  • Newcomer 101
  • Bedouin Garb and Culture
  • Beginning cardweaving
  • Fingerloop braiding
  • Kumihimo
  • Basic Byzantine Garb
  • MoL 101
  • MoL 102
  • MoLs and Marshals
  • Beginning Scribe Skills
  • Shading Techniques in Illumination
  • Tracing and Transfer Methods in Period and in Our Time
  • Heraldry for Scribes
  • Personalzing Scrolls
  • Figure Drawing for Scribes
  • Working with Commercial Black Papers for Scrolls
  • Making Rag Paper
  • Making Lampblack Pigment
  • Creating Period Pigments
  • Taking the Pain Out of Period Pigments
  • Playtime with Period Pigments
  • Period Color Theory
  • Scribal Roundtable - Facilitator