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Necessary equipment for making medieval illuminations

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  white of Meudon

Bowl of Armenia, lead white, white of Meudon, fish glue

These ingredients are used in the making of the "gesso" for the laying of the gold on "plate".

     
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Brushes

Brushes fine point - 8404 series (Raphaël) One N 00, one N 1, and one N 4

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Here is the list of necessary equipment to begin making medieval illuminations
   
Gold leaves and agate

Gold leaves and agate

The agate is used to brown the gold. The stuck gold leaf is easier to use than the free gold leaf.

 

   
Gum arabic

Gum arabic, honey, eggs

Used to compose the tempera, binding pigments.

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