The small representation of my research into the various forms of government in pre 17th century Europe has been officially begun. I’m working on the title pages, and pretty much hating the process. I did lettering in pencil and then went over it in pen when I had the spacing pretty much how I wanted it.
Then I added some color and started filling in the L:
I’m finding the process physically uncomfortable and emotionally unrewarding, and I don’t anticipate that illumination is going to become a major food group. Still, I’m pretty happy with how it looks.