My second complete scroll, for my apprentice-sister, Camille des Jardins. That was a lot of gold!
My first complete scroll, calligraphy, gold & paint. Thomas du Winterwade's QoC.
Nicolas de Olivares' Grand Master Bowman scroll. I did the calligraphy only. In the style of a page from the Book of the Hunt by Gaston Phoebus. Illumination by Camille des Jardins.
Iain of Malagentia's Grand Master Bowman. I believe this is the second "official" scroll I did calligraphy for. Illumination by Camille des Jardins.
Third or fourth scroll I did calligraphy for, illumination also by Camille.
One of my first attempts to copy the hand from a period source: The Prayer Book of Michelino da Besozzo. Illumination by Galen of Blackthorn.
Calligraphy for my first Peerage scroll, in the style of a woodcut by Albrect Durer. Illustrations by Mistress Carolyne de la Pointe.
AoA done for an amazingly talented young woman in our scriptorium here in Malagentia. Calligraphy in the Gothic quadrata prescisus (flat bottomed letters, rather than pointed).
Detail shot of Nicolas' GMB calligraphy. Illumination by Lady Camille des Jardins.
The finished calligraphy for Elgiva Wilhelm's AoA. Handed off to Lady Honig von Sommer for illumination.
The inspiration for Elgiva's AoA. My calligraphy is definitely not an exact copy, but I tried to keep the same letterforms.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub, calligraphy. That's a drafting pencil for scale. I used a 0.5 mm Brause calligraphy nib and Windsor & Newton sepia calligraphy ink on thick off-white Pergamenata.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub with sketching and ink applied.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub with gold leaf applied, ruler and quarter for scale.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub with the first color of the vines down.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub with the dark color applied.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub with the base pink coloring applied.
Veronica's Tyger's Cub next to the inspiration.
The finished Tyger's Cub scroll for my niece, Veronica Vesalius. The illuminated area is less than 5" by 7".
The period inspiration for Robert's Silver Crescent.
Silver Crescent for Robert Toxophilus of Werchesope. Words by Mistress Anastasia Gutane. Mitchell #5 nib using Windsor Newton sepia ink on pergamenata. I painted the Silver Crescent as well.