Master Penmen, illuminator, illustrator and calligrapher Rosemary Buczek offers three different levels of drawing and painting the Acanthus Leaf. She demonstrates her drawing and, most of all, her painting techniques in this two hour dvd. She has included multiple patterns for you to download and use in your own projects as well. This is a valuable reference for anyone who has taken Rosemary's classes or wishes they could!
The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.
Homilary This richly illuminated fourteenth-century German homilary is particularly interesting for its rare bifolium of drawings bound in at the front of the book. The headgear worn by the nuns in the drawings is characteristic of Cistercensian and Premostratensian nuns in northern Germany as early as circa 1320.