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Friday, February 14 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Make Your Own Illuminated Manuscript Letter

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You may be aware of illuminated manuscripts-gloriously decorated and written Bibles created in the Middle Ages in France and Germany and Spain. You may have seen the decorated pages of Persian manuscripts with their tiny, detailed paintings. The Jews also have a tradition of illuminated manuscripts. We will learn about our own styles and create our own illuminated letter, in particular the "grotesque," a style of the Golden Age of Spanish Jewry.

This is a hands on workshop.

Limited to 15


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Deborah Ugoretz

Deborah was born in Milwaukee. In the 1970s, she became fascinated with Jewish Paper cutting and has been cutting ever since. She makes Jewish marriage contracts (Ketubot) and paints and designs synagogue art. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Biblical Art at Hebrew Union College and she has been recognized by the New Jersey Council on the Arts. She has taught the art of papercutting all over the Tri-State area. She lives in Brooklyn, NY... Read More →


Friday February 14, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Alder

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