The Book of Love
A medieval manuscript inspired piece, written in blackletter, adorned with light illumination. The first letter of the piece is a large decorated drop cap, hand-painted using period appropriate pigments such as malachite to further the historical spirit of the piece.
Calligraphy Hand: Blackletter
Size: 11" x 13"
Paper: Arches watercolor cold press
Paints/pigments: Black gouache, lapiz lazuli, malachite, vermillion, burgundy yellow ochre, Iriodin star gold