HOW TO MAKE AN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT
The following pages give a basic introduction into the techniques, materials and methods for making a traditional illuminated manuscript, or a calligraphy work, on calfskin manuscript vellum. You will find information on page layout, paint pigments, egg tempera, text, display capitals, Celtic knot work, patterns and more.
Cross Carpet Page Geometry
Colours, Pigment and Paint
Signs and Symbols
Key Patterns Construction
Birds: Geometry + Construction
Triskeles: Geometry + Construction