How to create an illuminated letter, step by step. Really nice instructions.
LASSEDIO DELLA CITTÀ DI TIRO - Folia. Mi niatura tratta dal ‘Romanzo di Alessandro’ - MS. Bodl. 264 (1338-1344), Bodleian Library, Oxford.
A section of foliate border of the Medici device of a diamond ring with three feathers, the motto 'Semper' and the initials 'L. X. P. M.', measuring 410 x 50 mm. Origin: Italy, Central (Florence or Rome)
Detail of a miniature of a rabbit with a trumpet, from the border of a folio. England, S. (London?); from a manuscript in the British Library.
Book of Kells. This is the page marking the beginning of the Gospel of St. Matthew. the design is Chi Rho (XP) the Greek letters for Christ :)
Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts
Books of Kells illumination- font digitized as P22 Kells Round #StPatricksDay #StPatricksDay2015
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The Illuminated Letters from the 8th Century Book of Kells, is an attractive ...