Royal History and Drawing Combined

While on hiatus from blogging, I'm stretching my creative muscles and making royal cartoons. Call it Haute Royale, version 2.0! Remember these cartoons? I've now expanded on this concept by creating royal artwork in the style of fashion sketching. Check out my recent creations below. Follow me on Instagram for the latest royal recreations! I also ...

Queen Elizabeth II Marks Longest Reign In British History

As promised, any major royal event that takes place will be discussed on the blog. That event is the Queen's record-breaking reign. Queen Elizabeth II, long she has reigned! (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The moment that once seemed so distant has now arrived: Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning monarch in British history. People all across the ...

5 Royal Births That Changed History

5 Royal Births That Changed History by Sam McCann - originally published May 5th, 2015 for the Royal Oak Foundation. Royal Oak is the American partner of the National Trust, of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Its mission is to encourage Americans to learn about, experience and support places of historic and natural significance throughout the United ...

Queen’s “Nazi salute” photo causes outrage

I had a chance to appear on Canada's CTV to discuss and refute the alleged Nazi salute given by the queen as a child. In 1933, then-Princess Elizabeth is shown giving what appears to be a Nazi salute along with her mother, the Duchess of York. Her uncle David, the future Edward VIII and subsequently ...