Dan Mooney: Gilding Workshop

The gilded letter ‘C’ from Dan Mooney’s workshop

TCG 2-day Workshop Weekend: September 26 and 27, 2015, 8am – 5pm

Dan Mooney of Boston will be coming to teach us a workshop on the illuminated and decorated letter. Dan is well known for his gold work and tooling of gold. Visit his website to […]

Reggie Ezell: 26 Seeds — a year-long workshop in 2014

Reggie Ezell’s “26 Seeds” workshop, hosted by TCG in 2014 — Students’ Area (password access)

The Triangle Calligraphers’ Guild is excited to announce that we will be hosting Reggie Ezell’s workshop: “26 Seeds: A Year to Grow”.

We would like to invite all of our Calligrafriends to join us for this fabulous year-long workshop. Please […]

Book of Kells free to view online

The Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, made a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day gift to the world. The Book of Kells can now be viewed online for free.

Click on the image! Enjoy!

Book of Kells

 

White Vine Illumination

Look at this nice White Vine Illumination and how vivid the colors still are after 900 years. You can also see the holes that were punched in with a stylus to mark where the baselines should be drawn. Tuscany, 1150, New Testament, Parchment. Perkins Library at Duke University, NC.

Sheila Waters commented on this: “Interesting […]

Video: Making Manuscripts

A wondeful video about making manuscripts by the Getty Museum. Don’t miss this!

From the YouTube video description provided:

Published on Jun 17, 2014 An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand. Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, primarily […]