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Sunday, May 3, 2009

St. John's Bible at Regis University

(The Eye of God by Renee Jorgensen)

The 25th Annual Regis Open celebrates the new hand lettered and illuminated St. John's Bible at RegisUniversity in Denver. Renee Jorgensen and members of the The Colorado Calligraphy Guild have samples of calligraphy and illumination on display at the Dayton Memorial Library on campus through May 23, 2009.
The modern St. John's Bible has taken 11 years to complete,
see more about the techniques here, link. Regis is celebrating the arrival on campus of the first two volumes of the deluxe full-size facsimile of the Bible. This is a wonderful example of modern calligraphy and illumination at its best!

1 comment:

jb said...

wonderful and informative pages! Thanks.