Ging from geometric to creatures to line work and arches There is something in here for any design you can think of The pages are large full color and slightly glossy high ality images with beautiful detail The glossy pages do make it a little difficult for scanning however I would honestly recommend this book for anyone who needs a little inspiration in the scroll mak. The Cyrillic and Greek alphabets elaborate manuscript page heads and ornate corners and borders Many of the designs incorporate mythological creatures religious iconography and design elements deeply rooted in early Slavic and Byzantine cultures There is a strong Celtic flavor as well On page after page the distinctive motifs in thi.
I se this book as a reference for iconography for the ancillary graphic designs that can be placed on borders of the icon LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS BOOK Its fantastic source for any skill level illuminator I would recommend this for anyone in the SCA who is interested in illumination All the images have sources and dates There are so many images and letters and designs Ran. This beautiful book illustrates the splendid ornamental lettering and decorative art in illuminated Russian manuscripts dating from the 10th through the 16th centuries It contains over 1000 motifs reprinted in full color from a rare book of design first published in France in 1870 Among the designs are richly embellished letters from.
Ing Very good examples of Medieval Russian design Very helpful Es sind zwar viele wundersch ne Motive jedoch ist die Darstellung sehr klein Meiner Meinung h tte man lieber weniger Motive abdrucken sollen nd die jedoch gr er So geht doch viel verloren The book and CD were very Trial Techniques and Trials + Website companion [Casebook Connect] (Aspen Coursebook) useful in creating the medieval scrolls I create andse in my hobby I like them very much. S collection reflect the niue heritage of Russian design a rich amalgam of East and West Students of graphic design and the decorative arts will find the book an invaluable reference Graphic artists will find these rare copyright free examples of medieval ornament which lend themselves to color copying ideal for many kinds of projec.