Aidan Meehan Celtic Patterns: Painting Book

ISBN 13: 9780500279380

Celtic Patterns: Painting Book

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A repertoire of Celtic patterns including all the main branches of traditional Celtic ornament and its use in decorating letters. Great works of art, such as the "Book of Kells" and the "Book of Durrow", were created by several artists working together, one drawing in pen and ink and the other filling in the outlines with colour. Here the reader is invited to fulfil the role of painter, while being guided by notes on the history of the designs and on the choice and order of the colours. This collection of designs, created by Aidan Meehan, is based on traditional sources - the great illuminated manuscripts and Pictish carved stonework - and includes the spirals and knotwork, geometric step and maze patterns, and beast, bird and plant designs which characterize Celtic patterns. The volume seeks to be of value to artists and designers interested in experimenting with colour combinations and techniques, as an introduction to Celtic art, and a gift for those interested in the Celtic legacy.

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Meehan, Aidan
Editore: Thames & Hudson (1997)
ISBN 10: 0500279381 ISBN 13: 9780500279380
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Descrizione libro Thames & Hudson, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110500279381

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