Tetralogical scroll for Hlutwige

A Thank You scroll for the outgoing Baroness who has almost everything. Hand mixed gouache, India ink and finetec gold on pergamenta. Approximately 11×17. Most of the gouache I used was received as a prize and made by Antonia Crivelli. This piece was inspired by several manuscripts in the tetralogical style. The frame was based…

Russian Lion’s Strength, in sepia. 

A Lion’s Strength scroll based on the mid 14th c Theodore Lectionary.  Pigments, gum Arabic, and commercial gold ink on Pergamenta.  Header from the Theodore Lectionary. Source: Vzdornov   Two column layout with header from the Theodore Lectionary. Source: Vzdornov The order of operations seems odd on the exemplar. It looks to me as if…

Russian Sable Scrivner for Rafny. 

A Sable Scrivner, an award for scribes in An Tir, based on a 15th c gospel manuscript from Novgorod.  Ink and gouache on Bristol. Gold is W&N gold ink. Pseudohand created by me.  The exemplar contains an unusual crosshatched background, which I retained in gold. I have a color image of another page from this…

Novgorod style baronial scroll. 

Canton Three Mountains scroll for Enid from December 2012. This is perhaps my third original scroll, and the first one I have a picture of.  Novgorod style illumination based on a 15thc evangelary. This style is generally  outlined in red with a blue background and gold or ochre highlights.  Text provided by the baronial scribe….