Medieval Manuscript Reproduction, Part 4: Polishing gold leaf

In the process of making a reproduction of a medieval manuscript, I polish gold leaf. If you are interested in learning how to do raised gilding, I recommend.

RAISED GILDING (Calligraphy) PART 1 -- Jerry Tresser teaches how to create the base for a raised gold letter, using gesso.  The same technique can be tried with diluted PVA or Instacoll.

RAISED GILDING (Calligraphy) PART 1 -- Jerry Tresser teaches how to create the base for a raised gold letter, using gesso. The same technique can be tried with diluted PVA or Instacoll.

Pigments à travers les âges - Tempera à l'oeuf

Pigments through the Ages - Egg tempera

ADVANCED LEVEL WATER GILDING Ikon - work in progress

Advanced level water gilding Ikon - work in progress.

Medieval Manuscript Reproduction: Painting an illuminated letter. Mystery of History Volume 2, Lesson 25 #MOHII25

Medieval Manuscript Reproduction: Painting an illuminated letter. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 25

le coloriste enlumineur - page border, illuminated manuscript, lute and florals sepia toned

le coloriste enlumineur - page border, illuminated manuscript, lute and florals sepia toned

Medieval patterns #UsbFeaturing images, motifs and colours typical of the Middle Ages taken from textiles, ceramics and architecture. http://org.usbornebooksathome.co.uk/bookskidslove-co-uk/catalogue/catalogue.aspx?cat=1&area=H&subcat=HMT&id=9563

Out this month, Medieval Patterns to Colour is a unique introduction to medieval art for children and adults alike, inspired by the images, motifs and colours typical of the Middle Ages. Each colour.

Lapis and Gold: Unlocking the Secrets of Medieval Illumination Techniques

Mulling Dragons Blood (resin from the tree racaena cinnabari, the Socotra Dragon Tree, or the Dragon Blood Tree)

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