May 2, 2006

My A & S Project, 2006

Monday, May 1, 2006

A & S Results-Woo Hoo

OK now is time to unveil my super-secret A&S project that I have been working on for 2 years. Drum Roll Please....

An 11th century Italian Exultet Roll

An Exultet Roll is a liturgical scroll containing the text and music for the hymn of the Easter Mass. In southern Italy in the 11th and 12th centuries, the unique way the mass was presented gave rise to the use of these scrolls. The unique feature of these heavily decorated scrolls was that the pictures were upside down in relation to the txt. That way the deacon singing the hymn would unroll the scroll over the top of the pulpit and the audience would see the pictures upside down.

Follow this link to see the pictures of the Exultet Roll:

Best of all, I entered my replica of an Exultet roll (the first part) in Midlands A&S on April 29th, 2006 and got
First Place--Illumination
First Place--Calligraphy