The Art Of Illumination

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The Art Of Illumination

Author : Timothy Husband
ISBN : 9781588392947
Genre : Belles heures of Jean of France, Duke of Berry
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Category: Belles heures of Jean of France, Duke of Berry

Islamic Art Of Illumination

Author : Sema Onat
ISBN : 1935295829
Genre : Illumination of books and manuscripts, Turkish
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Islamic Art of Illumination presents an amazing mixture of classical Turkish illumination patterns and their contemporary interpretations. Sema Onat, a prominent illumination artist in Turkey, displays her incredible pieces of art, skillfully swirling her imagination together with classical Turkish Islamic patterns of illumination.
Category: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Turkish

Colour

Author : Stella Panayotova
ISBN : 1909400572
Genre : Art
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Of all the early medieval and Renaissance arts--from sculptures, ivories, frescoes, stained glass to easel and wall paintings--it is manuscript illumination, protected between its pages, that has been able to preserve the best evidence for experiencing the dazzling effects that the gold, silver and original glowing colours these objects would have had on earlier spectators. The focus therefore of this exciting and innovative exhibition is on COLOUR: it demonstrates and explains the acquisition and chemistry of pigments, the basic materials and constitution of the artist's colour palette, the technique and art of their application by the illuminator, and finally the understanding and aesthetic impact on the viewer.
Category: Art

The Art Of Illumination

Author : Louis Bell
ISBN : UCAL:$B26119
Genre : Electric lighting
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The Book Of Kells And The Art Of Illumination

Author : Margaret M. Manion
ISBN : UCSD:31822028692291
Genre : Art
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The Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination brings together the Gospel of St. Mark from the 1200-year-old Irish masterpiece with a selection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts which demonstrate the legacy of Kells throughout the centuries, both in terms of Gospel illustration and of the illuminated book. Not only does the Book of Kells testify to the vitality of Celtic art in the Early Middle Ages, but its fortunes also reflect the turbulent nature of the period in which it was created. This was an age in which the British Isles were ravaged by Viking raids, and monastic settlements, the cultural heart of the country, up-rooted. Yet, against these odds, the Book of Kells survived. In later times it suffered further disturbances, and in the middle of the 17th century, during Ireland's battles with Cromwell, it was transferred from the ruined parish of Kells to Trinity College, Dublin, where ever since it has had a secure and distinguished home.
Category: Art

The Art Of Illumination

Author : A. M. Hamilton
ISBN : 1452507368
Genre : Fiction
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“The Art Of Illumination is a spellbinding book that transports one into a world of wonder, mystery, and divine empowerment. It weaves a tale of long lost wisdom and sprinkles it at the feet of the reader like gorgeous pearls. I cannot recommend it highly enough. A fantastic read.” — Sonia Choquette, NYTimes best-selling author of The Answer Is Simple. Love Yourself. live Your Spirit “The Art of Illumination is the stunning tale of one man’s journey into the deepest realm of the soul. A compelling mystery propels this luminous exploration of the human experience of the divine. A wise and beautiful book, it grabbed my heart from the first chapter and never let go. It’s a remarkable story, written with startling vision and grace by a promising new author. It will leave you awed, moved and hungering for more.” — Maureen Boyd Biro, author of “Walking With Maga” and “Voices of the Valley, First Press”. “This book is amazing - I picked it up just to check a few lines and couldn’t stop reading. I felt as though it was educating me, and I could imagine everything as if I was watching a movie. There wasn’t one part of the book which did not make me want to quickly turn to another page.” — June Dally Watkins, Education and Training | Business Finishing College. The year is 1097. Britain has been politically unstable for an age, and it doesn’t seem as though things will be settling down any time soon. It isn’t just political issues that threaten the population, however. Without an understanding of the nature of pestilence or the knowledge of how to treat it, disease runs rampant through the population, affecting everyone in its path. While tragedy rampages unchallenged, one place stands apart from the events afflicting the world at large. Hidden away in a corner of the land stands the large, stone monastery that serves as a shelter from the terrifying world. It is here that one man finds himself on a journey he never expected he would take. He discovers the art of illumination, not only in the creation of beautiful manuscripts, but in illumination of the soul. In the process, he also uncovers a secret that will propel him into a world he never expected to find.
Category: Fiction

The Art Amateur

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ISBN : SRLF:E0000781617
Genre : Art
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Beginning Illumination

Author : Claire Travers
ISBN : 0764350277
Genre :
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This photo-filled guide offers youall the information you need to begin the fascinating ancient art of illumination, and then to improve your skills. A short history of the art, including photos of some of the world's great medieval masterpieces, gives you context, and then you're introduced to the materials and basic techniques. First learn the proper ways of preparing your parchment, selecting pigments, gilding, and using color. Next, the five steps of illuminating are clearly taught in detail, step by step. By learning to create friezes, detailed human faces, flourishes, creatures such as dragons and elephants, and much more, you'll discover a skill that has crossed the centuries. Today, illumination can be used to add a special flair to diplomas, invitations, family trees, or a memorable event like a wedding, a birthday, or an anniversary.
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Illumination

Author : Jane Clark
ISBN : 0987344439
Genre : Art, Australian
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Philip Wolfhagen is Australia's pre-eminent contemporary landscape painter and this exhibition is his first career survey. Featuring fifty works from public and private collections, Wolfhagen's ethereal and timeless landscapes depict a specific connection to land. This specially designed book features a 3,500 word essay by acclaimed Australian writer Tim Winton, 2 other essays by regarded curators, and an in- depth interview with the artist Philip Wolfhagen alongside 50 full colour plates of his beautiful work. Wolfhagen is highly sought after by collectors and is represented in all major public collections Australia and several overseas. This is a Newcastle Art Gallery and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery travelling exhibition that explores the continuity of the landscape painting tradition commenced in Tasmania by Eugene von Guerard and John Glover, and its relevance in contemporary Australian art.
Category: Art, Australian