Heraldry, Calligraphy & Illumination
Illuminated Poems
All types of poetry and prose written and illustrated in traditional or modern styles. The piece opposite is Remember Me by Christina Rossetti. The text is written on vellum with Chinese ink. The illustration is painted with gouache colours and highlighted with raised gold leaf. (click on image for enlargement)
Remember Me
Shakespeare piece Excerpt from Shakespeare's 'The Passionate Pilgrim'. The 'blackletter' text is written on vellum in Chinese ink. For the decoration of this piece prepared powdered pigments and raised gold leaf were used.(click on image for enlargement)

Small piece with illuminated top and bottom borders (click on image for enlargement) Katherine - illuminated text on vellum

More illuminated poems

Gallery of Poetry and Prose

Marie Lynskey
109 Nutcroft Grove, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, England KT22 9LD