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This is step-by-step, detailed tutorial about the traditional Persian Islamic illumination painting with pictures. | هذا درس مفصل بالصور عن طريقة التذهيب الإسلامي على الطريقة الإيرانية/الفارسية
How to paint a Persian Islamic illumination?
Prepare your paper with tea and burnishing.
Make your colours from natural pigments and gum arabic.
Make your shell gold by hand.
Choose a design, transfer it then ink it with walnut ink
Paint it with gold first then burnish it
Outline everything with the black ink
Add the rest of the colours in the background.