Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters review List Price: $22.95 Deal Price : $15.61 You Save : $7.34 (32 %) Or Click Here Usually ships in 24 hours Eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping Detail : ASIN: 156523314X Paperback Book Features: + ISBN13: 9781565233140 + Condition: New + Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold! Product Description-Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters 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. Related Product: - Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use) - Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction (Dover Art Instruction) - Celtic and Old Norse Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive) - The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition) - Celtic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art) http://astore.amazon.com/konhollow-20/detail/156523314X http://store.xiiiv.com/?t=great-book-celtic-patterns-the-ultimate-design-sourcebook-artists-crafters&i=156523314X Customer Reviews: 28 of 28 people found the following review helpful Quite Possibly The Ultimate!, September 9, 2007 By C. L. Henson "I'd rather be....Insane Diego" This review is from: Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Paperback) Lora S. Irish is a talented designed and author. She has the ability to make the complicated simple and accessible for we less talented masses. This book may actually be THE ultimate design source for celtic knots, as least for the novice/beginner.Well-laid out, Irish offers background, history and origins of the Celtic Knot and a nice gallery of various media illustrating use of the Knot. She shows us simply how to understand the patterns and how they flow, including a great beginners lesson on plotting and graphing Knots, as well as layouts. I like her use of colored pencils to illustrate shadow and depth, and in so doing she gave us a little primer of their use, too.You will not be disappointed in adding this book as a design source to your library, whether you are a gourd artist, woodburner, painter or just like to doodle. 14 of 14 people found the following review helpful Celtic magic, November 2, 2007 By Plato "Original Nancy" (USA) This review is from: Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Paperback) This book is so fantastic, I could hardly put it down. I have used some of the images to do needle felting. This an ultimate sourcebook. I highly recommend this for anyone interested in Celtic Art. 13 of 14 people found the following review helpful Worth its weight in gold!, May 24, 2008 By Anna M. Towns This review is from: Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters (Paperback) I gave this book as a gift to an artist-friend, who loves it so much, he takes it and a sketchpad everywhere. I wish all my gifts were as well-received!
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