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Lady Merwenna de Rannowe
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Art Nouveau Parakeet
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A nagyhaz 2
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Medieval Book Box (Front)
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Medieval Book Box (Back)
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Illuminated M
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Kiwi and Flower
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Templar High-Five
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Aedan's Master of the Order of Defense Award
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Detail of Birds
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Gaudy illumination detail shot
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Payre sant
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Lemonade
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'Maelstrom':
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Now we will begin the dance.
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Gnossienne :
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Finished Facade with Buttresses
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Florentine Augmentation of Arms for Letia
Source:  Frontispiece of the “Heironymus Corvina” (1488; Florence, Italy), consisting of St. Jerome’s commentaries on the epistles of St. Paul.    This book was commissioned by Matthias Corvina, King of Hungary from 1458-1490, for his royal library in the city of Buda.  Like most of the books he collected (now referred to as “corvinas”), this one was commissioned from the great illuminators of Florence.  This particular book was illuminated in 1488 by Gherardo and Monte di Giovanni, two brothers at the head of a very prominent atelier in renaissance Italy that produced multiple books for the Hungarian royal lib
Class Handout - Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta
The Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta War of the Wings VIII Instructors:  Letia Thistelthueyt (spyder.bug@gmail.com) & Merwenna de Rannowe (csrapp@vt.edu) Manuscript History at a Glance - Between 1561 and 1562 Georg Bocskay, court secretary to Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I, wanted to show off his skills by making a model book of calligraphy.  (No really, he made it almost entirely to show off his technical skill, range of hands, and demonstrate his intellectual value.) - Thirty years later (1591-96), Emperor Rudolf II (Ferdinand's grandson) commissioned Joris Hoefnagel  to illuminate the book. - Became a visible debate between the two art f
Class Handout - Kicking Your Scrolls Up A Notch
Kicking Your Scrolls Up A Notch War of the Wings VIII Instructors: Merwenna de Rannowe (csrapp@vt.edu) & Letia Thistelthueyt (spyder.bug@gmail.com) Finding a Source            - Look for something appropriate for recipient and/or the award being given (based on their persona, interests, aesthetic tastes, heraldry, etc.)    - Some trademarks of particular illumination styles:                        Celtic good for animals; gothic styles for figures & animals; later period for scenes with landscape aspects; anything with roundels for lots of badges & heraldry, etc.            - Make sure you pick a source that is deadl

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FullonComma's avatar
Hello Cheryn, first, thank you for the favourites! :3 Second, oh my god, your work is marvelous. I reckon I can learn from you. Llama shy 
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Merwenna|Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!  I love your calligraphy, so ditto!
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CarbonData|Professional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday !!Happy Birthday Grin 
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Merwenna|Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!!  :D  :D
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calligraphyartworks|Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the favs!!!
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calligraphyartworks|Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for the favs,and watching!!!
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In the name of Sindeon I thank you for the fav and also for the following of our facebook page! Good news: we decided that from February, we will upload every content in Hungarian as well as in English :) So thanks for following us - if you want to join any of our program, you are more than welcome. 
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