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February 17, 2015
by Fallibroome Admin
An illuminated letter is the first letter of a word at the start of each paragraph. All books were handwritten by monks during the Middle Ages and they made the first letter a lot bigger than the others in the paragraph and was really ornate (decorative).
Your homework is to produce a poster showing one letter from the alphabet (any will do!) and to decorate it like monks in the Middle Ages. Google “illuminated letters” to have a look for some inspiration. Here are some examples: