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  • mekilno
    ... never ... Thanks!! It s not nerve, so much, with me - it s time!! I m not doing really complicated stuff, illumination-wise - just a simple border
    Message 1 of 9 , May 3, 2004
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      >
      > Sounds gorgeous! Illumination is one of those things that I've
      never
      > had the nerve (or the time) to undertake!
      >
      > Jerusha

      Thanks!! It's not nerve, so much, with me - it's time!! I'm not
      doing really complicated stuff, illumination-wise - just a simple
      border suffices, really - but I plan it all out, beforehand, so it
      does take a while to do!
    • Susan Farmer
      ... Sounds gorgeous! Illumination is one of those things that I ve never had the nerve (or the time) to undertake! Jerusha
      Message 2 of 9 , May 3, 2004
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        > > One thing that I found -- I practiced and practiced and it never
        > would
        > > look "right" my letters weren't parallel and all that stuff. So I
        > > just wrote with the pen. Everything. School notes, checks, etc.
        > > Everything. Then when I tried calligraphy again, it all fell into
        > > place.
        > >
        > > Jerusha
        >
        > Thanks Jerusha! I'm not having too much of a problem with that - I
        > used lined paper under the paper I'm working on, and that helps.
        > Hopefully, with practice, I can get rid of that eventually, but if I
        > can't it doesn't really matter that much. I've just written a poem
        > out for my mum for her anniversay - I used gothic as it's one that I
        > think looks pretty cool, even though it's quite complicated. It took
        > me a while, and then I illuminated it, and I'm really proud of it!

        Sounds gorgeous! Illumination is one of those things that I've never
        had the nerve (or the time) to undertake!

        Jerusha
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