Illuminated Manuscript, Duke Albrecht's Table of Christian Faith (Winter Part), The Six Days of Creation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.171, fol. 5v by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr
stemming from the original Bauhaus, this Frottage Project is created by collecting rubbings and arranging them into a grid which helps students experience the modular system of the grid a fundamental aspect of Graphic Design. It takes a resourceful student to find a wide variety of textures to culminate in a strong result that is aesthetically pleasing.
Leaf from a Psalter: Initial D with Monks Singing, ca. 1495
Girolamo Dai Libri (Italian, Veronese, ca. 1474/75–1555)
Italian; from the Olivetan monastery of Santa Maria in Organa, Verona
Tempera and gold leaf on parchment
Albani (St Albans) Psalter: Initial B & King Solomon English Romanesque ca. 1125 Hildesheim: Basilica of Saint Godehard, folio, 72 From oberlin.edu Art 315 Illuminated Manuscripts Week 5 Fall semester, 2006 Erik Inglis, Department of Art
Manuscript Leaf with Initial S, from a Gradual Date: second quarter 15th century Geography: Made in probably Mainz, Germany Culture: German Medium: Tempera, ink, and metal leaf on parchment Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 14 1/8 in. (50.1 x 35.9 cm)