Celtic Knotwork Designs

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Guild of Master Craftsman, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 184 pages
"The secret to understanding the designs lies in the sequence of superimposed drawings that make up the finished knot....Sturrock shows the step-by-step process, starting with simple shapes plotted on a dot grid and gradually interconnecting these with a succession of interlacing lines and curves....includes instructions for straight borders, corner designs, and zoomorphics, the familiar convoluted animals of old Celtic manuscripts....Color renderings and good contrast in layout make this easier to use than other books on knotwork....A separate chapter shows examples of Celtic knot designs used in crafts such as needlework or ceramics."-- "LJ

. ."..wrap yourself in the technical and artistic perfection of interlaced patterns...an ingeniously simple technique that breaks down the steps into a series of curves and lines, you can make the most intricate and mysterious designs. Learn to place shapes in different positions, adapting patterns to accommodate any size or shape you want."-- "Irish American News

. 144 pages (all in color), 7 x 10.

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This has extremely clear, step-wise instructions to creating knotwork designs. Worked on graph paper, it eliminates the terror of totally free-hand drawing. It includes some precise instructions for ... Read full review

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Craftspersons who have copied Celtic knotwork designs for their own work know that the construction process is not obvious in the finished design. The secret to understanding the designs lies in the ... Read full review

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