The Medieval period in Europe marked a halting of cultural development due to illness, plague and war. Artistic expression focused on biblical salvation and religious imagry.
The written word is the focus of this unit. Design elements are used to "illuminate" words on a page. Students explore printing techniques and calliegraphy. To create an "illuminated" page.
Caution: Linoleum block cutting can be dangerous! Consider other materials and methods of printing for this age group.