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Livin' the Knight Life

Journal Entry: Sun Nov 25, 2012, 9:48 PM
  • Listening to: Game Of Thrones, Epica, Alice In Chains,
  • Reading: My own writings
  • Watching: Mediaeval Movies
  • Playing: A Knight of Castleton
  • Eating: Experiments
  • Drinking: Tea
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Yes, it's true. I'm a knight.
Been a bit busy lately playing the part. But I haven't been idle creatively.
Still drawing. Still writing my first book of three... I know - I'm slow... Gotta work and tend to lots of other priorities in the process. But, I am making progress!
Because of the business, I've gotten waaay behind here. Messages and deviation stack have really stacked!
So for any of you reading this that have faved my work and/or have begun watching - THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!! I appreciate it more than I can express. :)

So, I spoke of being a knight. I've found my place in the world of Ren and Medieval fairs and fests. If you've seen my Dark Ranger/Rogue outfit, well that's where it began! At the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival, I met a group of gents that share an affinity of Mediaeval things and just have fun getting in garb. They took me in as part of their group and we formed the order of Knights of Castleton! We've been well accepted by the people behind the scenes of our home turf, and have in turn represented them well. We've even been knighted into Queen Margaret's own Order of the Thistle! It's all for fun, but we seriously love this fun. Our motto is "Insequor Altus Adventum" - "Pursue High Adventure". ;)
As a matter of fact, my buddy Wouter :iconwoutart: was made an honorary knight of Castleton - being that we're across the way and he's in The Netherlands. Hail House Florusse!

If you're on Facebook (or what we jokingly refer to as The Book of Faces), and interested in following us there, please come by and "like" The Knights of Castleton www.facebook.com/#!/TheKnights…
It would be awesome and encouraging to the knights. ;)
I'm generally the one posting, but we all share the act. I do run Friday Knight Mood Music every week, and it's typically period music. Sometimes I'll cut loose with a little more contemporary stuff, but I keep it knightly. :lol:

Hope to see you there!
Cheers!
~David

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David J. Findlay
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United States
Current Residence: Lanarkmoor, W.L.
Favourite genre of music: True Metal, not nu metal, Celtic and Symphonies, VNV Nation type stuff, Switchblade Symphony . . .
Favourite photographer: My Wife, Cheryl :)
Favourite style of art: It's all good!
Operating System: Vista
MP3 player of choice: A working one . . . .
Shell of choice: ... Definitely not the one I broke out of!
Wallpaper of choice: I like painted walls better
Skin of choice: Armoured
Favourite cartoon character: DETHKLOK guys!
Personal Quote: I'm your Huckleberry!
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:iconwoutart:
Davey, I demand new art.

Putting my foot down here!

:lol:
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NordicLynx Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch! :D
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:iconwoutart:
You favin' my work boy!? Weehoooo!!!!!

Wassup buddy? :D
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:iconandared:
Thanks for the add.
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:iconjesterhead37:
Jesterhead37 Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool stuff on here!
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:iconwilldan:
WillDan Dec 18, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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:iconbogbrush:
Cheers for all the :+fav:s :)
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AngelynnB Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry, David, but I tagged you in this thing: [link]

I'm sure there's better things for you to do than this, so don't mind me. :P
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giadrosich Dec 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey, Dave. Thanks so much for your recent visit and the fave. It is greatly appreciated! :D
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