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Guide to making an illuminated manuscript.


  • 1. Illuminated Manuscripts Aim : to make an illuminated manuscript
  • 2. An illuminated manuscript is a handwritten text supported by the decoration of initials, borders and miniature illustrations. Many illuminated manuscripts were decorated with gold and silver.
  • 3. Design the first letter of your manuscript.
  • 4. 1. Design the letter in a box. 2. Add some appropriate illustrations. 3. Design a patterned border.
  • 5. 4. Add the writing. 5. Colour it in.
  • 6. 6. Use a teabag to stain the whole piece of paper. 7. Let it dry. It now looks like a page from an illuminated manuscript.