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The Art of Illumination

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This compendium, the best work from Patricia Carter's three previous books on illumination, shows exquisite designs in watercolour and gouache to enhance calligraphy, texts and a host of other decorative items.

Synopsis:

This compendium, the best work from Patricia Carter's three previous books on illumination, has been brought together to show exquisite designs in watercolour and gouache to enhance calligraphy, texts and a host of other decorative items. History and the world of nature are Patricia's main sources of inspiration.

About the Author

Patricia Carter is the bestselling author of three Search Press titles, all of which are on the subject of illumination. She is, however, first and foremost a miniaturist, and her interest in that lead her to the discovery and revival of silver point, which she has gone on to develop in her own inimitable style.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780855327835
Author:
Carter, Patricia
Publisher:
Search Press
Location:
Kent
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Series Volume:
1628
Publication Date:
19950501
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11.48x8.57x.50 in. 1.47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This compendium, the best work from Patricia Carter's three previous books on illumination, has been brought together to show exquisite designs in watercolour and gouache to enhance calligraphy, texts and a host of other decorative items. History and the world of nature are Patricia's main sources of inspiration.
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