Learn to Draw Celtic Designs - Techniques and Patterns for Artits and Crafters

Fox Chapel Publishing

SKU: 978-1-56523-862-6

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Adorn your art and craft projects with beautiful Celtic knots, twists, braids and textures. Features 150 original patterns and designs.

From the Back Cover:

A Treasure Trove of Celtic Patterns for Arts and Crafts

The intricate, beautiful designs of traditional Celtic art have enduring fascination for people around the world. Discover how to draw and decorate in the authentic Celtic style with this essential guide.

Nationally known artist and best-selling author Lora S. Irish unravels the secrets of Celtic knot work. She shows how to apply expert techniques to draw all of the classic elements of Celtic art. These sinuous knots, mythical creatures, and ornate braids make fantastic adornments for a multitude of arts and crafts.

This treasure trove of Celtic designs offers more than 150 original, ready-to-use patterns. Each design can easily be altered to create dozens of additional patterns for your own artwork, giving you the potential to create hundreds of new designs.
- Learn to draw and decorate in the authentic Celtic style
- Expert tips and techniques
- More than 150 original, ready-to-use patterns
- Draw twists, knots, braids, corners, animals, and finials
- Perfect for woodworking, pyrography, leatherwork, needlecraft, and more

About the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora and her husband, Michael, created www.carvingpatterns.com, an Internet-based studio focusing on online tutorials, projects, and patterns created exclusively by Lora for crafters and artisans. The website offers more than 1,500 patterns in various subject categories. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

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