German Main de St Nicholas

This award was done at the event it was given out at, without my knowing the recipients name till the very last minute. Luckily I chose correctly. Ink and synthetic vermillion on paper.  The exemplar is chosen from the ca 1510-1517 model book of Gregorius Bock, Beinecke MS 439. Sources:  “Medieval Scribal Pattern Book.” Beinecke…

Black Hours Household award

    An award for a household, in the style of the late 15th c Sforza Black Hours, now housed in Vienna. Hand mixed gouache, silver and gold ink (windsor and newton) on black parchment.  Pigments used include synthetic vermilion and ultramarine, green and purple earth, and titanium white. All colors had to have white…