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Traditional, medieval & illuminated manuscript courses, classes and workshops taught at locations across the UK. Manuscripts are original works; documents or texts 'produced by hand'. Learn to cure, cut and write with quills to create gilded and decorated letters and keep this beautiful heritage craft alive.

Online & Wiltshire
The content is a playfulness of language,the making of a personal HermeneuticsSaga, this course is about transform with paper, with colour and verse. A purposely formed creative force through the journey together in my workshops.
Join Sarah Lace for a taster session in Illuminated Lettering. Sarah will give you a brief history of illuminated lettering through the centuries with demonstrations of traditional and modern techniques allowing you to produce practical work on a letter of your choice. You will apply gold to illuminate your letter and will end the session by adding some watercolour or gouache to illustrate and create an illuminated letter with a simple modern look. For those...