Art of Illumination / Tezhib for beginners-1
In Arabic, it means ‘jewellery’ and starry. It is also one of the most widely used traditional art and it contains all kind of decorations. The old call it ‘hiisni hat’ The hoops that are only done with jewellery are called illumination hoops. The artist who does illumination is called “mùzehhip”. Shortly, In Arabic language, the illumination means jewellery and starry, not only expresses the works done with golden gilding but also the works done with paints are named in this way. The similar work done with gold is called ‹halkâri’.
This book aims at teach the art of illumination for beginners.