Illumination and Its Development in the Present Day

Illumination and Its Development in the Present Day

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This book is the outcome of a series of articles which appeared in Drawing and Design. At the suggestion of the Editor of this periodical, the whole of the chapters originally published have been entirely rewritten and considerably enlarged; at the same time a large amount of quite new matter has been added. The additions that have been made include a chapter on the development of writing in the past, together with a number of alphabets based on historical examples. I have also added a brief sketch of the history of Illumination, as I felt that the book would not be complete without some reference to this side of the subject. Some attention has been given to the colours and gilding methods of the mediaeval artists, and it is hoped that the notes given may be of interest to the student. Extensions have also been made in connection with the use of colours and materials by the student to-day. This edition does not contain illustrations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.11mm | 235.87g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508426805
  • 9781508426806