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About Toni Watts Illumination

Toni is the manuscript illuminator at Lincoln Cathedral and is one of the few professional illuminators in the UK. She specialises in the creation of illuminated pages and letters using 24 carat gold and pigments. Natural pigments are painstakingly ground by hand to colour traditional manuscripts whilst modern watercolours add vibrancy to contemporary work. Commissions welcomed.

Further Info

Specialised in
Gilding on vellum and paper using traditional and modern mordants, making and using manuscript gesso, extracting pigments from natural sources, egg tempera painting.
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Yes
Available for Craft Fairs
Not available

Contact

5 Dycote Lane
Lincoln
LN5 0NL
GB

The Seasons

Medieval illumination skills used in a contemporary design with modern watercolour. Roman capitals are gilded on gesso made to a fifteenth century recipe with red, green, white and 24 carat loose leaf gold, whilst the months are written in handmade shell gold.