Botanical Artistry: Medieval Manuscripts - An Introduction

Wed 14 Jan — Wed 11 Feb 2015

10.00 am — 1.00 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Teaching Lab
£60, £54 for Members
Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937.

On this course we will explore the manuscript illumination techniques used by the medieval masters: pigment grinding, traditional binding mediums and gilding (both flat and raised). All designs will be done on vellum and/or parchment which we will learn to prepare. We will start with simple geometrical forms, flower borders or initials: decorated with flower motifs.

Due to the extremely high demand for this course we regret we cannot accept applications from students who attended last year.

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