Learn to draw and paint these four medieval letters. There is a range of letters from easy to more challenging so you can build your skills and confidence as you go. Watch them being created on video, download the step by step worksheets then create them for yourself. Add them to your gothic or protogothic calligraphy to really spice them up, or turn them into a greeting card for someone special.
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.