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Besides Mosaics, can you name another type of religious art?. Quickly answer in your sketchbooks. Illuminated Manuscripts. Illuminated Manuscripts = Any writing with drawings and embellishments that add to the text. Usually with gold-leaf . Illuminated book. An illuminated page.

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Besides mosaics can you name another type of religious art
Illuminated Manuscripts = Any writing with drawings and embellishments that add to the text. Usually with gold-leaf

Illuminated book

An illuminated page


A fancy way to say decorated letters
A fancy way to say “Decorated Letters” embellishments that add to the text. Usually with gold-leaf

  • There was a time when books were handwritten. To illustrate the books importance, the authors would illuminate, or decorate, the letters.

  • Since this took a lot of time it was often only done for religious books or for people with a lot of money.

  • Monks used to write the Bible, adding gold embellishments


It doesn t have to be only the letters
It doesn’t have to be only the letters embellishments that add to the text. Usually with gold-leaf


The little drawings are called miniatures
The little drawings are called “Miniatures” embellishments that add to the text. Usually with gold-leaf


What is the role of art galleries and museums in the preservation of old art
What is the role of art galleries and museums in the preservation of old art?

Quickly answer in your sketchbooks


What are we going to do

  • Pick a style of writing that you like. preservation of old art?

  • Pick the first letter from either your first or last name and draw it on the white paper

    • Make sure it is centered

    • Make sure it takes up the whole page

  • Add patterns and “miniatures” to your letter that represent you and your personality

  • Trace it all with black marker

  • Color it with colored pencils using a color scheme that is representative of you

  • Mat on colored construction paper that fits your scheme

  • Write your name and grade on the back!

What are we going to do?


Examples
Examples preservation of old art?


Besides mosaics can you name another type of religious art
How are mosaics and Illuminated Manuscripts different from each other? How are they the same? Give 2 examples of each

Quickly answer in your sketchbooks


How does your drawing represent you
How does your drawing represent you? each other? How are they the same? Give 2 examples of each

Quickly answer in your sketchbook