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Necessary equipment for making medieval illuminations

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Knives

Knives are used in the preparation of pigments (more practical than the Thumb grinding wheel)

 

     
  Thumb grinding wheel and glass plate  

Thumb grinding wheel and glass plate

Made with frosted glass Thumb grinding wheel and the glass plate are also used in the preparation of pigments (grinding of the mixture pigment / medieval tempera)

     
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Here is the list of necessary equipment to begin making medieval illuminations
   
Pigments

Pigments

Cadmium Red, Cadmium yellow, Chrome green, Green earth, ultramarine blue, Indigo, lamp black, titanium white, yellow ochre, Havana ochre, red ochre, Burnt umber.

   
Parchment

The parchment

Choose rather calfskin, goatskin or kidskin.

 

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