This beautiful illuminated letter C is available for you to create. I will take you through the steps with detailed descriptions, videos and a PDF workbook to download. Use this letter to decorate your calligraphy, or have as a stand alone art piece to frame. Using the techniques in this workshop you can then go one to create your own letters to make personalised gifts for others or add to your own illuminated text. You may even feel inspired to create your own alphabet based on this style!
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.
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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.