061001.Glastonbury, Abbey Museum

October 17, 2006 at 7:48 PM | Posted in Glastonbury, Illuminated Manuscripts, Museums, somerset | Leave a comment

This cool caligrapher taught me all about how to make sustainable illuminated manuscripts. Apprantely, you rub on the gold with what the monks called “Crystal Paper.” It sounds very exotic, and I wondered if it was anything like wax paper? She told me that the Kellog’s Corn Flakes’ plastic contents bag is a good substitute.

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