Art/métier du livre/Enluminure
Review on illuminated manuscripts.
Art/métier du livre/Enluminure will combine your two passions.
Art of book illumination: Book illumination is a learned art designed for the manuscript book. For many centuries, painted or drawn pictures, enriched with richly illuminated lettering, decorated luxurious manuscripts. The technique of illumination consists of three activities: sketching, pigments with animal glue and then colouring in layers. It consists in embellishing a text, a story for example, but in the 18th century this term was used for the use of gilding.
Art of Enlightenment proposes you to discover with each issue the history and the illustration of these invaluable works.
Moreover, the journal has an international scope specialized in bibliophily, bookbinding and printmaking. It deals with subjects from the angles of history, technique and aesthetics.
Collectors and professionals alike will find the latest news on books and prints. Then, cultural articles and thematic and practical dossiers.
Are you a collector or a book professional? Do you have a strong interest in old books, luxurious manuscripts?