The Gilded Page: The History And Technique Of Manuscript Gilding.

Whitly, Kathleen P.

Editorial: Oak Knoll Press, 2010
ISBN 10: 1584562412 / ISBN 13: 9781584562412
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238 pages. Softcover. New book. BOOKS ON BOOKS. The Gilded Page traces the history of gilding from ancient Egypt and Babylon through Rome, the Near East, Medi¾val and Renaissance Europe, and finally into the modern day studio. This is a must-have book for book artists and illuminators, explaining in detail the historical and modern techniques of manuscript gilding, along with recipes and helpful hints. Learn step-by-step methods of applying and burnishing gold, described in a sensible and easy-to-understand way. Learn about the tools, methods, and materials employed in flat, raised, and pattern gilding for manuscripts and paintings, along with historical mordants such as Gesso Sottile, Gum Ammoniac, Gum Arabic, and Garlic Juice; and modern mordants such as Acrylic Gesso and White Glue. This work is the most complete source available for detailed information on this ancient, obscure, and highly-prized craft. The Gilded Page is a valuable resource for conservationists and historians, as well as any artists interested in this ancient art form. Kathleen Whitley is formally trained as an artist, and has received international recognition for her artwork. Her research into gilding and illumination was primarily due to her personal interest in historical methods and techniques. She currently lives in New England with her husband and their three cats. (Key Words: Book Gilding, Kathleen P. Whitly, Books on Books). Second edition; revised, with the addition of colo. N° de ref. de la librería

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Sinopsis: Second edition; revised, with the addition of color plates and new information on ancient Egyptian Papyrus gilding. The Gilded Page traces the history of gilding from ancient Egypt and Babylon through Rome, the Near East, Mediæval and Renaissance Europe, and finally into the modern day studio. This is a must-have book for book artists and illuminators, explaining in detail the historical and modern techniques of manuscript gilding, along with recipes and helpful hints. Learn step-by-step methods of applying and burnishing gold, described in a sensible and easy-to-understand way. Learn about the tools, methods, and materials employed in flat, raised, and pattern gilding for manuscripts and paintings, along with historical mordants such as Gesso Sottile, Gum Ammoniac, Gum Arabic, and Garlic Juice; and modern mordants such as Acrylic Gesso and White Glue. This work is the most complete source available for detailed information on this ancient, obscure, and highly-prized craft. The Gilded Page is a valuable resource for conservationists and historians, as well as any artists interested in this ancient art form. Kathleen Whitley is formally trained as an artist, and has received international recognition for her artwork. Her research into gilding and illumination was primarily due to her personal interest in historical methods and techniques. She currently lives in New England with her husband and their three cats. Sales rights: Worldwide except in the UK; available in the UK from the British Library.

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Título: The Gilded Page: The History And Technique ...
Editorial: Oak Knoll Press
Año de publicación: 2010
Encuadernación: Softcover
Condición del libro: New

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Whitley, Kathleen P.
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Descripción Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library, London, 2010. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 238 pages. Softcover. New book. BOOKS ON BOOKS. The Gilded Page traces the history of gilding from ancient Egypt and Babylon through Rome, the Near East, Medi¾val and Renaissance Europe, and finally into the modern day studio. This is a must-have book for book artists and illuminators, explaining in detail the historical and modern techniques of manuscript gilding, along with recipes and helpful hints. Learn step-by-step methods of applying and burnishing gold, described in a sensible and easy-to-understand way. Learn about the tools, methods, and materials employed in flat, raised, and pattern gilding for manuscripts and paintings, along with historical mordants such as Gesso Sottile, Gum Ammoniac, Gum Arabic, and Garlic Juice; and modern mordants such as Acrylic Gesso and White Glue. This work is the most complete source available for detailed information on this ancient, obscure, and highly-prized craft. The Gilded Page is a valuable resource for conservationists and historians, as well as any artists interested in this ancient art form. Kathleen Whitley is formally trained as an artist, and has received international recognition for her artwork. Her research into gilding and illumination was primarily due to her personal interest in historical methods and techniques. She currently lives in New England with her husband and their three cats. (Key Words: Book Gilding, Kathleen P. Whitly, Books on Books). Second edition; revised, with the addition of colo. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 74629X2

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