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Instead, I'll give you a link to my 2013 class handout Period Pigments and Color Use. The lengthy handout is only a guide, a place to start.
Today's research into making the enlivening sumptuous manuscript colors divulges a diverse rainbow of hues derived from plants, minerals, and metals. I hope my guide encourages you to look deeper into the amazing colors displayed in illuminated manuscripts.
Colour. The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscripts