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How to draw your own borders - like the Illuminated Manuscripts of old.

Calligraphy Design: Simple Drawn and Painted Borders

One of the most fascinating aspects of illuminated manuscripts is the range and diversity of the borders.  Elements can include stylized and naturalistic foliate drawings, (flowers, ivy, leaves, bu...

Calligraphy Design: Simple Drawn and Painted Borders

Step 3: Repeating the Design

Calligraphy Design: Simple Drawn and Painted Borders

Sketches for illuminated borders & ornaments. From the book "Guide to the art of illuminating and missal painting (1862)."

MIDORI: Letters - Sketches for illuminated borders & ornaments. From the book "Guide to the art of illuminating and missal painting

Step 4 - Drawing the closed hook pen sprays

Calligraphy Design: Simple Ink and Gold Border

drawing illuminated manuscript vines tutorial

Calligraphy Design: Simple Drawn and Painted Borders

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