Sunday, January 18, 2009

Lindquistringes for Katarina von Danzig

finished scroll
original model
Codex San-Florianensis
Codex San-Florianensis III, 5, f.136v

Text: Carolingian miniscule, reading:

Unto all good and true citizens of Drachenwald these present letters seeing or hearing, greetings from Alaric and Nerissa, king and queen right well beloved. In recognition of the works that our dear subject Katarina von Danzig has rendered to us, our lands, and our lords, we hereby offer to her admission in our Orden des Lindquistringes, which confers the right to display the insignia of the order, a ring formed of a wingless dragon in annulo Or, maintaining with all four legs and mouth a gem gules. Dated at Flintheath, 13 of the month of October, a.s. 42.

Done Jan. 12, 17, and 18.

Paints: Talens gouache, gold, vermillion, carmine, black intenso, white, and ultramarine light. The pink is carmine + white, and the purple is carmine mixed with the already mixed ultramarine light + white, for the light blue bits.

Ink: Ecoline sepia and vermillion. The nib was a Mitchell 3.5 round.

© 2009, Sara L. Uckelman.

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