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Unlocking the Secrets of
Medieval Painters and Illuminators

By Sybil Archibald & Karen Gorst



The projects chapter puts all the techniques from the previous chapters together and gives real hands-on guidance on a variety of projects and techniques. In this chapter, the making of illuminations in different styles is documented from start to finish. In step-by-step photos the techniques of Hebrew micrography, Islamic, and 12th century European border and illumination styles will be unfolded. The diverse techniques learned will enable artists to complete any project in any style, contemporary or medieval, that they desire!



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