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I very much like Celtic and medieval illuminated manuscripts so those types of designs will show up everywhere. This is one of my favorite pages I have done.
The book title was done with black pen & ink over the existing print. I tried to add some gold metallic over the ink but didn't like it so I wiped most of it off before it dried.
I chose lilies for this page as they seemed to be lilies of wisdom, "a garland to grace your head."
The lilies were outlined in black fine point ballpoint pen and are colored with watercolor on a fairly dry brush to avoid wrinkling the page.
The highlighted verses were outlined in gold metallic pen and colored with watercolor.