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The Illuminated Alphabet

Author : Timothy Noad
ISBN : 9780785835677
Genre : Art
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Create intricate, decorated letters, and then enhance them with brilliant gliding and rich hues. The Illuminated Alphabet puts a marvelous variety of alphabets and embellishments at your disposal! Whether you’re looking for simple or the elaborate examples, you will find enormous elegance and beauty in your illuminated lettering. From interlacing spirals of Irish script to the spiraling tendrils of the Gothic style, you’ll re-create beautiful alphabets that have been admired throughout history. Pore through the history of illuminated letters, at the artists who created them, as well as the patrons who commissioned them. Each alphabet includes diagrams for upper and lower-case letters, ideas for borders and decorations, a materials list, instructions for gliding, and a fabulous gallery of historical and modern examples. Combine the best of traditional works and new masterpieces with this indispensable guide to the art of illumination. The Illuminated Alphabet shows the budding calligraphy artist how to create beautiful medieval lettering that would make the monks jealous.
Category: Art

The Illuminated Alphabet

Author : Theodore Menten
ISBN : 9780486227450
Genre : Design
File Size : 37.38 MB
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50 great initials of the Middle Ages, all with remarkable, ready-to-color illuminations built into them: Biblical scenes, knights, martyrdoms, grotesque animals, geometrical ornament, scenes of war and play, musicians and much else from the treasury of medieval manuscript.
Category: Design

The Illuminated Alphabet

Author : Patricia Seligman
ISBN : 140271744X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56.19 MB
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Provides instructions for creating intricate, decorative letters from five historical periods: Celtic, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Modern Revival.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Illuminated Alphabet

Author : Jim Billingsley
ISBN : 0947338349
Genre : Calligraphy
File Size : 26.6 MB
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Companion volume to the TCalligrapher's Workbook' containing step-by-step instructions for illuminating the alphabet letter by letter. Includes printed outlines of each letter, which can be completed with watercolours. Spiral bound.
Category: Calligraphy

An Illuminated Alphabet

Author : Bodleian Library
ISBN : 1851244131
Genre : Art
File Size : 66.54 MB
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The Bodleian Library has among its collections some very fine examples of illuminated letters in Western manuscripts and fine art books.These twenty-six detachable postcards feature historiated initials decorated with gold leaf from medieval and renaissance manuscripts together with hand-painted examples from early printed books. By turns exquisite, playful and unique, here you’ll find a stunning artistic example of every letter in the alphabet.Presented in a handsome paper binding, these beautiful cards are perfect for you to display or send to friends.
Category: Art

Letters From Heaven

Author : Susan Kelly Von Medicus
ISBN : 1888212187
Genre : Religion
File Size : 87.61 MB
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With its artwork, its accompanying poems, and its many other special features, 'Letters From Heaven' is much more than an alphabet book-it’s a book your children will enjoy for years to come! The illuminated letters in this alphabet are Irish Uncial Majus
Category: Religion


Author : Jonathan Hunt
ISBN : 0689812469
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A collection of twenty-six medieval myths, stories, and legends, from amphisbaena to ziphius, is embellished with vivid illustrations, fascinating details, a pronunciation guide, maps, and a bibliography.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Out Door Games

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ISBN : BL:A0018743506
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