Monthly Archives: June 2009

Cold-Connected Pendant

The texture on the bottom was made with a hammer and liver of sulfur. The nighttime sky was made using liver of sulfur and some helpful accidents picked up along the way. The stars are silver rivets. The surfboard (or … Continue reading

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Ring Box

A ring box has nothing to do with the rings you wear on your fingers, other than the fact they a ring will fit into one. Rather, they are made from a ring formed out of a strip of metal. … Continue reading

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Revisiting Finding the Blade

First and foremost, watch your range. You should be able to attack when the 4th part of the swords cross. If you wait until the swords are in the 3rd or 2nd parts, that is the middle of the blades, … Continue reading

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Partisan Notes – June 24th

Play – Instructor’s Version Both start in a normal guard with the left hand and foot forward. The agent feint’s to the head from the patient’s right side with an increase of the foot. [Punta Portata] The patient parry’s to … Continue reading

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Intro to Partisan – Basic Cuts

Cut with hands in place Small increase of the foot combined with a cut. Similar to the thrust Punta Portata. This will be horizontal from the outside to the inside, diagonal, or downward. It will normally not be from below … Continue reading

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Notes on Constraining

From class Do not straighten the arm, save some of your reach for later. Keep the hand level with the shoulder, if it drops the point will go high. Control the center-line. It isn’t a real constraint unless his angle … Continue reading

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