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Expansions 4/1/2021

As you may have noticed we’ve expanded our line a little. In addition to offering designs inspired by the Crafty Celts jewelers and will continue to add designs in that line, we have also added Tuff Dog Designs to our offerings.
Tuff Dog is a line of shirts that we started a few years back that concentrated on working, sport and companion dog enthusiasts and to offer them dog centric designs that reflected their enthusiasm and interest in the different dog activities. They are listed as a separate category and include designs that will be of interest to sport dogs like Schutzhund and agility, but also rally, barn hunt, obedience, dog training, and everyone’s favorite couch warmer. But also reflecting the interests of Police K9, working dogs and service dogs. We’ll be expanding that line as well and will post when we have new offerings. You’ll also find some of our medieval themed canine designs in that category in addition to the regular t-shirt category.

Occasionally you will see additional categories that may come and go with temporary offerings. These will usually be done as a limited time offering where orders will be taken until a particular date and then printed and shipped in a one time or limited time offering. You may have seen the USGSDCA Nationals, Dog Weight Pulls, Pennsic, NAPWDA, Gulf Wars, and currently we’re working with the SCA’s group, the Barony of Wyvernwoode to offer shirts for a limited time. Keep checking the website for new offerings and special event offerings.

We will be adding some new products in the future. Totebags, decals, art prints and more.

As always we offer custom print services for groups and events and please contact us for a quote for your screenprinting needs.

Don’t forget to Like us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with what’s new and see what’s happening.

Renaissance Arts & Design

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All things change and they certainly do here too.
As you may have noticed we changed our Web hosting provider and the transition for the most part has been very smooth. On the outside everything looks the same but there will be some changes made as we develop our own skills as well as expand out our line and services. Our sincere appreciation to our original web host and his work to get us up and running in what was a crash course and frantic scramble to respond to events of the last year. And our sincere thanks and appreciation to our new web hosting service for making the transition smooth and timely and adding some performance enhancements. Now just to get the web monkey (me) up to speed and to shrug off my Luddite blanket and walk blindly, boldly and with no worries into this brave new world and information super highway. You’ll recognize me as the hitch hiker that your mom warned you about on the side of that highway, wave as you go by. Buy some shirts. Help a hobo out.

As always, thanks for your support and we appreciate your patronage and enthusiasm for our designs and products.

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A NEW ADDITION! We are proud to announce our cooperative effort with Crafty Celts Jewelers.
New to the designs available are 5 new shirt designs based on jewelry designs by Master Vortigren (Danny Hansen) of Crafty Celt Jewelry. These designs printed on Ring spun, garment dyed cotton, Comfort Color brand t-shirts are a soft and cozy shirt that compliment the design. Available in sizes small to 4x, the designs are available on five different colors. Red, Orange, Purple, Green and Grey.
We hope you enjoy and are excited about this pairing as we are.

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Gulf Wars XXIX Items done.

Gulf Wars XXIX items have been taken down from the site and its time to move on to Pennsic and several new designs we’ve had planned and have been working on.┬áSome awesome things in production and we can’t wait to share them with you and make them available soon.
We want to thank everyone for your interest and support in what could have been a devastating outcome. Though we are heartbroken that we didn’t get to attend the event and that it was called off, and that we didn’t get to see our friends, customers, meet new friends and enjoy the event we are deeply appreciative of our interactions and the turnout of love and support and interest in our designs that helped us through this difficult situation. We look forward to seeing everyone again and make up for lost time next year.
We look towards the summer now and though Pennsic has been postponed till next year we already have a design up and have more planned in the upcoming weeks. So look to the site periodically and check out what we’ve been working on and will be producing.
Highest regards,
Mike and Sherry
Earl Benen Mactire KSCA, OL, OP
Countess Rosabel de Burgundy OL

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A War With No Enemies

Years ago we came up with that slogan and have made it part of our design each year since. You’ll find it printed somewhere on the shirt. And it reflects how we feel about the event and the friendships we experience and the good times we have at this event. Its one of the reasons its grown so much. That and the push that Sherry and I along with our Ansteorran counterparts while we were on the throne back┬áduring Gulf Wars 2 and moved the event from June into March. Making it considerably cooler and allowing more people to attend since it no longer competed with other events. Since then, event organizers have adopted it as part of the war theme. It is also reflected in the culmination of the war always being announced as a tie. (Everyone knows who has bragging rights, but are very happy with the outcome)But most importantly, that despite a war themed event, we are spending time with old friends and new. And though we may beat eachother mercilessly during the day, some of the most enduring friendships are made afterwards.

We’re off to war and we’re bringing some great new designs and of course a commemorative event shirt.
This will be our 28th year at Gulf Wars.

Despite over 3000 pre-registrations, the current health scare and concern that some people had, and the possibility of a canceled event we waited till the last minute to print. As a result, we will be bringing less Gulf Wars shirts than usual. We’ll be offering four colors of shirts and the usual t-shirts, longsleeves and hoodys you look forward to seeing. Come by and say hi, get your war shirt early to have the best selection of colors and sizes. Because of the limited supply, we’ll be offering mail orders of the event shirt off the web site till May 23. Just in case you missed the event, were having too much fun to stop by and pick one up from us at the event or somehow forgot, you’ll have plenty of time after to place an order. We’ll be doing one reprint after May 23 and ship everything out then.

Have a safe trip, we look forward to seeing you at the event.

Mike & Sherry (Benen & Rosabel)


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Another Pennsic

Well, another Pennsic is in the books. We want to thank all our repeat patrons and those that have been purchasing from us over time for stopping by and getting this years shirts and enjoying our new designs. And we want to welcome our first time and new customers. It was great to meet you and we’re glad you chose us for your commemorative Pennsic t-shirt or enjoyed one of our many stock designs we offered.
Its great to see familiar faces and we like it when you stop by and reconnect and say hi.
This year we did something a little different. Many of you noticed that we consolidated to one tent this year. This made set up and take down a bit easier and allowed to reconfigure the layout of the area to better serve our customers. It made it easier to see the designs and there was a bit more room to move around the shop and view items. Hopefully you liked it.

Over the next few days, we’ll be getting unpacked and start to process the mailorders we took, take inventory and of course, put our production facility back in sorts since it was a bit of chaos getting ready. Currently you can order Pennsic t-shirts, and hoodies and we’re working on getting youth and ladies t-shirts up on the site and available for order.

As always, thanks for your patronage and we look forward to seeing you next year.
Come see us at Gulf Wars in March.

Mike & Sherry

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Welcome to renarts-design!

Join us as we step off into another adventure and explore the possibilities and potential of the Internet.

It has taken us a long time to get here and we look forward to the journey.

The addition of this new website is our hope to expand our market and to offer to even more people the products and screenprinting and design services we offer. Browse the site, see what we have to offer. We’ll be adding more designs, and services as we progress.

Be it custom screenprinting services for your group, club, school, band, small or big company or the appreciation of our stock designs of medieval and or dog themed products we hope you find satisfaction with Renaissance arts & Design.