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With this book you will learn how to write the beautiful calligraphy that we associate with Celtic culture, and be taught how to develop scripts that are based on original mediaeval manuscripts into lovely projects to treasure Starting with the materials you need and basic calligraphy techniques, the book will move on to the development and improvement of skills with design elements, exercises, clear instruction on lettering, using colour, knotwork illustration and illumination, with inspirational examples of Celtic art and lettering Beginners will find much to help them in this practical guide and experienced calligraphers will learn much about Celtic influences and the way lettering can be enhanced with stylised knotwork illustration and illumination Traditional letterforms can be transformed into unique works of art with an intertwining of colour, art and design Stylised letterforms are ornament in themselves, but enhanced with knotwork, Celtic swirls and patterns, illumination, colour and design, Celtic calligraphy becomes an exciting art form based in fascinating ancient traditions This can be taken into the realms of fantasy art, book illustration, crafting, written work and into tattoo design....

Title : Celtic Calligraphy: Calligraphy, Knotwork and Illumination
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ISBN : 1782210016
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Search Press Spi edition September 22, 2014
Number of Pages : 96 pages
File Size : 572 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Celtic Calligraphy: Calligraphy, Knotwork and Illumination Reviews

  • Jane in Milwaukee
    2019-01-27 06:20

    Here are the five most important reasons I like this book:

  • Amazon Customer
    2019-02-09 09:23

    Enjoying the book!

  • Amazon Customer
    2019-01-30 11:34

    This is a wonderful book for those wanting to know more about uncial lettering, Celtic knot work and decoration.

  • A. Zerbe
    2019-02-10 05:10

    Beautiful book!

  • Philip H. Schoenherr
    2019-01-25 09:17

    I really enjoy the step by step instructions for drawing Celtic knots. I love the Celtic script also. I have used it in making

  • Ever the Artist
    2019-02-01 09:38

    This is really going to help me with my art work