101 Celtic Knotwork Designs

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David & Charles, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 101 pages
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"101 Celtic Knotwork Designs is a comprehensive sourcebook of all types of Celtic knotwork designs by the leading exponent of Celtic art, Courtney Davis. The introduction gives a brief history of the Celts and an explanation of the birth and development of their artistic style with particular relation to knotwork designs. The 101 knotwork designs featured cover the whole history of Celtic art from the earliest examples found on ancient stone crosses to the author's own celebrated modern interpretations, including designs from the famous Celtic manuscripts such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Book of Kells, and from intricate Celtic jewelry. All 101 designs are handpainted by Courtney Davis and printed in full color. Each is accompanied by black and white version of the same image on the adjacent page--perfect for scanning or photocopying for use on one's personal art, design or craft project.

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Here are design sourcebooks for two of the most popular elements of Celtic art style. Each book has a historical introduction followed by chapters of designs adapted from stone, metalwork ... Read full review

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For the past 25 years, Courtney Davis has been one of the leFor the past 25 years, Courtney Davis has been one of the leading experts in Celtic art, and heas been involved in the pading experts in Celtic art, and heas been involved in the publication of over 35 books, including 101 Celtic Crosses, 1ublication of over 35 books, including 101 Celtic Crosses, 101 Celtic Knotwork Designs, and more. He lives near Bridport01 Celtic Knotwork Designs, and more. He lives near Bridport, Dorset, in England. , Dorset, in England.

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