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Celtic Design Book (Paperback) (Aidan Meehan)

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The step-by-step instructions provide an invaluable resource for artists, designers, and craftspeople.

A Beginner's Manual covers all the simplest forms of Celtic design with a clear explanation of both freehand and canonical geometric methods, as well as detailed instructions on how to draw and decorate letters in an authentic Celtic style. It also shows the reader how to create personal illuminated manuscript pages with the help of an appendix of tools and techniques.

Knotwork: The Secret Method of the Scribes examines knotwork and plaitwork in detail against the sacred background from which they sprang. Illustrations of motifs taken from famous brooches and carvings show how Celtic knots can be adapted for all manner of craftwork.

Illuminated Letters is a unique blend of history, anecdote, and practical instruction that recreates the schooling of the Celtic illuminator.

A three-in-one volume of the author's practical guides to the art and design of the Celts includes the titles, A Beginner's Manual, Knotwork, and Illuminated Letters, in an anthology that covers such topics as Celtic geometric methods, the use of knots in craftwork, and Celtic education methods. Original.
Number of Pages: 480
Genre: Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Aidan Meehan
Language: English
Street Date: December 17, 2007
TCIN: 11821896
UPC: 9780500286746
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-2479
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