Author Archives: Johanus

Creating an Accurate Historical Armour Pattern

I recently completed a Wisby #22 coat of plates for a client. This is an accurate reproduction of a 14th century body protection that would have been worn by a horseman (in all likelihood). The making of this armour took … Continue reading

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Work Interruptions, Social Life, and Family

Working at home seems to make people think that you are available 24 hours a days, 7 days a week. But the truth of the matter is that, while you are flexible, it is still better to be left alone … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration

I sometimes get the question of where I get my ideas from. I honestly have a hard time explaining this to people, because I get my ideas from everything around me! The things my kids say and do, dreams I … Continue reading

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Getting Serious… About Writing and Art

All my life all I’ve really wanted to do is be a writer and artist. Not always in that order. It’s always been a tough thing for me to accept about myself, since I’ve had resistance about it from those … Continue reading

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