Welcome to The Painters and Limners Guild of Lochac
NEW: Newsletter Nov 2010 Now Available!

The primary aim of the Painters' and Limners' Guild is to advance the study and practice of the medieval painter's art prior to 1600AD. The Guild shall endeavor to encourage all who are interested in the painter's art.

The secondary aim of the Guild is to recreate a medieval or renaissance guild of painters, and the Guild encourages research and activities towards this end.

The Guild shall promote any form of painter's work which can be demonstrated to have been known and performed in Europe and the Middle East before 1600AD. This includes but is not limited to the following (which may overlap):

  • - Drawing: ink, chalk, lead, silverpoint etc.
  • - Fine arts: fresco, murals, still-life, portraiture including limning, painting for lockets, studies with water colours on paper or vellum &c
  • - Panel painting: religious panels, icons in the manner of the Greeke church, altarpieces, armorial hatchments etc
  • - Painting on wood: parade shields, saddles, toys, furniture, etc
  • - Painting on cloth/leather: wall hangings, banners, dossals, parade gear, pavilions, equipment
  • - Painting on glass and ceramics or any other substance that is not paper, vellum or parchment
  • - Design: jewellery, embroidery, buildings etc
  • Printing with cut plates of elm, linden or other wood
  • Printing in the Italian manner or other printing with plates of metal.
St Luke, Paton saint of painters

Antonia di Lorenzo:
Guild Administrator

Painters and Limners Contacts:
Guild Administator/Newsletter:  Antonia di Lorenzo
Patron: Baron Alaine Lorenz
La Signora Onorata (THL) Katerina da Brescia

Local Guild Contacts
Innilgard:  Katerina da Brescia
Stormhold/ Arrowsreach/ Krae Glas/ College of St Bartholemew/ College of St Monica/ CairnfelleAntonia di Lorenzo
Ynys Fawr:  Madoc

Painters and Limners Badge: being decided

If you would like to be a member of the Painters and Limners Guild,  or have contributions for the newsletter please contact Antonia

Painters and Limners on the web: Contact Katerina

  • a members Guild Email list.
  • For members, there is a flickr group Gallery to post pictures of their work
  • For those, not in the Guild, check out our Web Gallery and links on the left. 

Katerina da Brescia:
Webminister/ Galleries/ List

It should be noted that Illumination and Calligraphy remains under the Lochac College of Scribes and Illuminators
The Guild will also promote the research of techniques and usage typical before 1600AD.

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