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Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters

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Calling on geometric forms found in Celtic monuments and manuscripts, this crafter’s companion presents basic design principles and step-by-step instructions for plotting out and drawing lines, twists, braids, and knots in the ancient Irish tradition. With lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts—from needlework and woodworking to decorative painting—this instructional guide unravels the secrets to creating intricate Celtic knot work. Offering increasingly intricate designs with the addition of lines and new textures, artisans of any skill level will revel in the endless archive of original patterns provided in this sourcebook.

Synopsis:

Calling on geometric forms found in Celtic monuments and manuscripts, this crafter's companion presents basic design principles and step-by-step instructions for plotting out and drawing lines, twists, braids, and knots in the ancient Irish tradition. With lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts--from needlework and woodworking to decorative painting--this instructional guide unravels the secrets to creating intricate Celtic knot work. Offering increasingly intricate designs with the addition of lines and new textures, artisans of any skill level will revel in the endless archive of original patterns provided in this sourcebook.

About the Author

Lora S. Irish runs a pattern design business and is the author of many craft books, including Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Fairy Patterns, North American Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and Wildlife Carving in Relief. She lives in Mount Airy, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565233140
Author:
Irish, Lora
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Author:
Irish, Lora S.
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Knotwork, Celtic
Subject:
Knotwork, Celtic - History
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
189
Dimensions:
11.23x8.28x.48 in. 1.77 lbs.

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Calling on geometric forms found in Celtic monuments and manuscripts, this crafter's companion presents basic design principles and step-by-step instructions for plotting out and drawing lines, twists, braids, and knots in the ancient Irish tradition. With lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts--from needlework and woodworking to decorative painting--this instructional guide unravels the secrets to creating intricate Celtic knot work. Offering increasingly intricate designs with the addition of lines and new textures, artisans of any skill level will revel in the endless archive of original patterns provided in this sourcebook.
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