Drawing Inspiration from Illuminated Manuscripts

q-pen-flourished-initial-675x1024Illuminated manuscripts are a terrific source of inspiration, particularly for the artist or designer. Unfortunately that aspect of this storehouse of treasure is frequently overlooked in favor of their historical and theological importance.

Creativepro, a resource primarily for graphic designers, has just published an article by Ilene Striver which gives a great overview of the art and design of these manuscripts as well as some nice, lard, clear, images.

Take a look.

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