Synopses & Reviews
Filled with 1,000 inventive patterns and a variety of styles and techniques, this handbook is simply perfect for creating authentic Celtic designs. Its combination of tried-and-true drawing methods, detailed templates, and easy-to-follow plotting instructions will make any beginner feel comfortable. Start with two- and three-ribbon designs, and once you have them mastered, try graceful all-over patterns where spirals are connected with C-curves and have multiple exit points; as well as beautiful pelta spirals; interwoven designs; fret maze and key designs; zoomorphics and anthromorphics; plant designs; and much more. Everything you need to know about materials and equipment is included, along with a special section on using color and pattern. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
A practical source book of Celtic design motifs for a wide range of crafts.