Companion For The Apprentice Wizard
Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart
7″x10″, 258 pages
We are pleased to announce the release of the companion volume to Oberon Zell-Ravenheart’s Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard~ Companion for the Apprentice Wizard. This new work consists not so much of informational lessons and teachings, as with the Grimoire, but rather focuses on practical exercises derived from them to develop psychic skills, plus instructions and templates for many projects to make and do. If you’ve wanted hands-on magickal training this is the book you’ve been waiting for.
Chapters are based on the sixteen Departments of Oberonâ€™s Grey School of Wizardry: Wizardry, Magickal Practice, Nature Studies, Metapsychics, Healing, Wortcunning, Divination, Alchemy, Conjury, Lifeways, Beast Mastery, Mathemagicks, Cosmology, Ceremonial Magick, Lore, and Dark Arts
Inside you will find Materials and exercises from the vaults of the Grey School, and instruction by many of the faculty as well as from the headmaster himself, Oberon Zell-Ravenheart.
Step-by-step instructions are provided for:
How to make Fairie Wings. How to make a Horned Headband with deer antlers. How to make and use a Firebow. Tracking animals as a magickal practice. How to make and use a solar clock, solar oven, fire clock, a light catcher, a solar stone, a star magnitude gauge, and a cross staff to measure the altitude of the stars. How to make a Wizard’s Staff. How to make a Wizard’s Cloak of Invisibility. How to make your own amulets & talismans. Smoke-weaving Potions for all purposes. Conjury illusions and special effects. How to build basic henges (wood and stone). And many other amazing projects!
Companion for the Apprentice Wizard also includes a number of hand drawn full page diagrams of magickal objects drawn using the art style of Leonardo da Vinci to copy, cut out, and assemble, including:
A model of Stonehenge. A Planetary Hour Calculator. A Magick Circle clock. A winged Dragon. A model of the mystic Pyramid. A model of Leonardo da Vinci’s Ornithopter. A model of the Milky Way Gala.
Oberon Zell-Ravenheart is an elder in the worldwide magickal community, and has worked as a grade school teacher and a family and youth counselor. Through his publication of Green Egg magazine over a period of 30 years, Oberon was instrumental in the founding of the modern Pagan movement, which he so named. In 1970, he had a profound Vision of the Living Earth that he published as an early version of “The Gaia Thesis.” Oberon is an initiate in several magickal traditions and has been involved in many interfaith projects. He is a theologian and ritualist, creating and conducting rites of passage, seasonal celebrations, Mystery Initiations, Earth-healings, and other large rituals. Oberon has traveled throughout the world, celebrated solar eclipses at ancient stone circles, raised unicorns, and swum with mermaids in the Coral Sea. He is author of the acclaimed Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard, and Headmaster of the online Grey School of Wizardry. Living in Northern California, Oberon also sculpts altar statues of gods and goddesses (many of which we sell on our statues page), and is lifemate to Morning Glory, his beloved Witchy wife of 32 years.