Learn how to create this gorgeous illuminated letter O in the style of the great twelfth century bibles. Glittering with gold leaf and intricate details, this workshop is recommended for those who have tried some simpler projects first. You will learn painting techniques and how to use gold leaf in a series of videos and step by step worksheets. A bit more of a challenge... but worth the effort!
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.