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Medieval Zentangles

  • Somersby Farm 29 Viitasalo Rd Sth Somersby NSW Australia (map)

This workshop explores some 12th century doodling to decorate Versal letterforms as used in medieval manuscripts of that time. You will learn the basics of drawing Versals, a majuscule (capital) letterform which was written at the beginning of verses in the body of text on a 12th century manuscript page. In contemporary use these letters can also be used for the text of a piece. The 'zentangles' are the fine lined decorative doodlings that were done to highlight the Versal letters. You will learn the simple shapes and squiggles that characterise this decoration.

Booking enquires: marta.lett@gmail.com, Ph: 0423 947 472

Fee: $100/pp - due Friday 20th May

Earlier Event: May 22
Draw & Colour Celtic Miniatures
Later Event: June 14
Celtic Calligraphy - Uncial Script