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Medieval Book Art
|Making an 8th c.
page about making the Book of Ecclesiastes as if it were done like the
Lindisfarne Gospels. See detailed images of making intricate Celtic
designs and Carolingian Binding.
the 15th c. style Shiff Book,
A complete Gothic Illuminated Manuscript Book
is an overview of how I make medieval books featuring images from my
Schiff Book and other works. See everything from making
parchment through make the
A small taste of my Secrets Of Forgotten Masters Book that is in progress.
|Making An Illuminated Page:
|The process for making a
medieval manuscript page cover for the magazine Tournaments Illuminated.
|Waxed Tablets &
How to Make Them
|A good outline on the
nature and use of the ancient and medieval waxed tablets and the
various styli used to write in them. I talk about how they are used and
give instructions to make very accurate looking reproductions.
we make medieval parchment by hand. Join me for pictures of a parchment
making workshop I taught in September, 2011. Parchment is the skin of
animals used to make the fine pages in most medieval books.
scribal arts tools
||This expanding page shows
photos of actual medieval and Roman scribe's tools, a museum
reproduction writing desk, ink pots, and my drawings of how a writing
chair with a writing slope was made.
|The Middle Kingdom
||This is your PDF Download
of the Third Edition, dated 2001. This book contains calligraphic
for many medieval scripts, information about antique letter forms,
gilding and other lessons for illuminating, and the scroll texts for
the Middle Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Treatises from the XII to XVIII Centuries on the Arts Of
2 PDF Files
|Since so many people have
wanted to read more about how medieval paints were made and used, I
have decided to put the Google Books public domain copy of Merrifield's
collection of Treatises from the 12th to 18th Centuries here. This
edition dates to 1849 and is the most comprehensive collection in one
234B-2 and Arado 234 C-3 model airplane conversion in 1/72 scale.
||How I took a childhood
toy and created two highly detailed model aircraft. Germany's Arado 234
was the world's first operational jet bomber back in the middle of the
second World War.