sábado, 13 de outubro de 2012

Sancto Georgio

The 3rd drawing of this series: Saint George and the dragon! The same style of manuscript decoration as before, this time with text in latin (gothica textura quadrata).

The stages of production and tools used:
  • Ruling (margins and lines) - ruler & lead point
  • Writing - quill pen (goose), iron gall ink & parchment knife
  • Drawing (sketch) - lead point
  • Drawing (final) - quill pen & ink
  • Gilding - medium & gold leaf
  • Painting (border decoration & initial) - various brushes & paints 
  • Painting (main drawing) - various brushes & paints

2 comentários:

  1. Really, really impressing. For those like me, who are unable to grab a paintbrush or even a pen from the correct end, these kind of art is near miraculous.