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Irish Illumination & Calligraphy Workshop

January 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Saturday, repeating until February 3, 2018

$325

A manuscript illumination workshop will be held on three Saturday afternoons in early 2018. Participants will enter the mystical mill of the Irish illuminators of the Middle Ages, learn the calligraphy of the period, Insular Uncial Script, and create an illumination on of a sheet of true hide vellum using the same materials of ink, mineral pigments and quill pens that were used in the ancient Irish monasteries.

The workshop will be taught by Susan Kelly vonMedicus, art faculty Villanova University (www.susanvonmedicus.com). Students will create an illumination of the lion and the lamb inspired by the Book of Kells, and will scribe an appropriate text of their choice. No previous artistic experience required. Some lettering practice time between meetings is suggested.

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$325
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.trinityprinceton.org/

Organizer

Maureen McCormick
Email:
maureen@iconodulestudio.com

Venue

Trinity Church, Princeton
33 Mercer St.
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Phone:
6099242277
Website:
www.trinityprinceton.org