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Publisher Comments:

This remarkable series of practical, step-by-step guides brings together the most comprehensive collection ever published of Celtic designs and decorations and provides an invaluable source of inspiration for artists, designers and craftspeople of all kinds.Both freehand and canonical geometric methods are explained and detailed instructions are given on drawing and decorating letters in an authentic Celtic style, as well as on creating your own illuminated manuscript pages.

Synopsis:

The designs and patterns of the Celts, expressed in their metalwork, stonework and jewelery, and continued in the manuscript illumination of Celtic Christianity, are an art form whose legacy has fascinated both Celtic and non-Celtic peoples for centuries.

Synopsis:

This book adds to the series of practical, step-by-step guides on Celtic design for designers and craftspeople. The tree of life is one of the most popular and enduring motifs in Celtic art, found on Pictish sculpted stone slabs, Celtic and Northumbrian crosses and illuminated manuscripts. This book explores the symbolism and history of the motif and demonstrates its versatility as a design today.

About the Author

Aidan Meehan has been researching and practicing Celtic knot design since discovering the triple-grid method of Celtic knot design in 1974. He is the author of the eight-volume Celtic Design series and many other books on the subject.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500278277
Author:
Meehan, Aidan
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Criticism - Other specific cultures
Subject:
Decoration and ornament, Celtic
Subject:
Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)
Subject:
Tree of life in art.
Subject:
Repetitive patterns
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p.159-160.
Series:
Celtic Design
Series Volume:
no. 706
Publication Date:
19960117
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated throughout with examples
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.21x5.64x.61 in. .76 lbs.

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Product details 160 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500278277 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The designs and patterns of the Celts, expressed in their metalwork, stonework and jewelery, and continued in the manuscript illumination of Celtic Christianity, are an art form whose legacy has fascinated both Celtic and non-Celtic peoples for centuries.
"Synopsis" by , This book adds to the series of practical, step-by-step guides on Celtic design for designers and craftspeople. The tree of life is one of the most popular and enduring motifs in Celtic art, found on Pictish sculpted stone slabs, Celtic and Northumbrian crosses and illuminated manuscripts. This book explores the symbolism and history of the motif and demonstrates its versatility as a design today.
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