Illuminated Text

Students examine the technique of ancient decorative gilding used to support literature. They begin by tracing letters onto double tack release paper, then place onto cardstock before burnishing with a Simple Leaf sheet. Opaque Blick colored pencils are used to add colorful ornamentation around the letter.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2007