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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Thank you

My fellow scribes, I want to thank you for the inspiration you have given me. I did my best to try to tackle shading, and this latest detail from a scroll for Lady Genevieve, is the result. I still have a long way to go, but I am pleased to see improvement!

All elements and construction are based on the Codex Manesse.


Trin said...

I think you've done a nice job! Shading and them pesky folds are not the easiest things! I very much like the draping on the pink dress! Looks like that is the one where you were "in the groove" At one scriptorium I attended several years ago there was a class that was all about draping fabric... and the exact names for each type of fold or drape.. fascinating stuff. I think I still have the printout for the class if you would be interested in seeing it!

Melisende Fitzwalter said...

Ooooo. That print out would be most welcome!!!

Trin said...

Cool! Drop me an email with your mailing address and I'll send you a copy... I would scan it but my scanner is dead and I don't know when it will be up and running, so methinks snail mail would be easiest!

Cheers! Trin