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Monday, May 24, 2010

world's easiest illumination

Searching through Vivarium's database of illuminated capital letters for a suitable V for my next scroll, I came across this:


Cart.Hs.-105 f.98v


Doesn't that look like something scribbled by a five year old in crayon? I love coming across examples like this in real manuscripts, because it convinces me not only can I illuminate, but I can probably illuminate well -- better than this, at least.

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