Floral illuminated letter D
This is my gift to you all in these troubled times... a way of focusing on beauty and peace within yourself. Learn how to create this fifteenth century illuminated letter for yourself and experience the joy of medieval illumination. I will take you step by step through the process. Download the pdf, watch the video and in your own time and space enjoy the process of creating it.
This letter comes from the Horea ad usum Romanum folio 46r. You can see the letter in it's original context here. https://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b52509634r/f93.item.r=horae%20ad%20usum.zoom
I am a professional artist and teacher who has been passionately creating Medieval Illuminated manuscripts for thirty years. My work has been sold all over the world. Trained as an art teacher I have taught hundreds of people how to create illuminations for themselves.
Frequently Asked Questions
I believe that keeping this beautiful art form alive is very important, so I want to teach you and help perpetuate this time honoured tradition. I also see how illumination can be used to help you. As a gentle, meditative practice; it calms the mind and helps you to focus. In a busy, digital world… it is important to take time out for yourself, make something tangible and connect to your inner creativity. Most of all, the act of creating the beauty for yourself, helps to restore your own inner balance.