imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

The Camino to Santiago de Compostella

When I headed out for my Camino a small amount of information was hard to find. You had to dig through countless anecdotes of other people’s experiences, and I didn’t … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bestiary Raven/Crow

I have always been captivated by medieval bestiaries ever since I was introduced to them through T.H. White’s delightful “The Once and Future King”. While they read like mythology they … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Greenman

Contrary to popular belief the image of the green man does not originate in Celtic culture. It is part of the roman tradition of sculpture, and was imported north. The … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Codex Manesse

My latest experiment in grisaille has involved translating some illuminated manuscript illustrations into the painted enamel technique. I love the stylised form and composition of these old illuminations. The Codex … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

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