|Project:||Master of Defense for Frasier MacLeod|
|Words:||Mistress Alys Mackyntoich|
|Paper:||17 x 14" Parchment by David de Rosier-Blanc|
|Pens:||Turkey & Goose feather quills|
|Ink:||Ian the Green's Iron Gall|
|Paints:||Holbein Artist's Gouache & Finetec metallic|
|Inspirations:||W and general layout from Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Abt. Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, J 250 Nr. 14 and Wappenbrief der Gemeinde Blindenmarkt.|
The Fraktur hand for the text is from various pages in Werke der Schönschreibmeister - Staatsbibliothek Bamberg JH.Msc.Art.88. This book also inspired the shell gold highlights on the text, gold margin lines, and flourishes.
The central image is based on the October Calendar page from the Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
|Project:||Order of the Laurel for Bronwen Rose of Greylyng|
|Words:||Mistress Mylisant Grey|
|Paper:||Arches Cold Press Watercolor|
|Script:||English Secretary Hand|
|Pens:||Turkey Feather Quills, pointed metal nib|
|Inspiration:||Cadel based on this image, which I can't find firm details on the specific document it is from. It is similar to many other cadel H's from documents during Henry VIII's reign.|
Text based on Lilly Library at Indiana University, Ricketts 259, a letter from Henry VIII to Andrew, Lord Windsor.