The Illuminated Lettering Kit by George Thomson
Materials,Techniques, & Projects for Decorative Calligraphy (Jump-Start Creativity)

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Illuminated lettering is an art form from medieval times that maintains its allure and beauty today. Combining calligraphy, painting, and gilding, illuminated lettering is a skill that's surprisingly easy to learn. With this kit, you have everything you need to create your own illuminated masterpieces, perfect for holidays, as birthday gifts, or to adorn your home. Includes an easy-to-follow instruction book with alphabets and templates to trace and varied project ideas, and all the materials to get you started.
 

About George Thomson

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Published October 7, 2004 by Chronicle Books. 96 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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In medieval times, monks spent years translating and reproducing texts for church libraries, and they often embellished their script with ""gilded patterns or designs,"" giving birth to the art of illumination.

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