Synopses & Reviews
Containing numerous project patterns, this unique resource offers beautiful step-by-step sequences and inspirational artwork samples that illustrate numerous styles of Celtic alphabets. With 11 alphabetic fonts, each project is marvelously versatilefrom greeting cards and calligraphy to home décor and personalized monogramming. Included among the variety of expressive designs are block alphabets embellished with leaves, lions, birds, and dogs as well as decorative swashes, internal tracings, and figurative Celtic knots. In addition to alphabets, supplemental projects, both modern and traditional, cover an array of motifs of foliage, animals, and avian subjects, as well as instruction for intricate borders and numerals.
Inspired by Celtic lettering and illumination, this practical book contains eleven alphabets along with a diverse selection of beautiful borders and motifs.
About the Author
Judy Balchinis an artist and graphic designer who teaches silk, glass, and porcelain painting. She is the author of numerous books, including" The Complete Book of Celtic Designs" and" Designs from the Books of Kells."