Abby O'Shea

Intermediate Guide to Celtic Patterns

Celtic artist reveals her secrets to making unique and detailed Celtic designs

Are you a knotwork enthusiast that wants to create stellar celtic designs?

Are you a student of celtic art that wants to delve deeper into its secrets?

Are you simply a beginner trying to get to the next level of celtic art?

If your answer is yes, then this book is for you.

The projects inside this book will strengthen your skills and make you ready to take on complex celtic designs.

Inside this book you'll discover:

8 intermediate level projects to take your skills to the next levelThe secret to incorporating Celtic designs into CalligraphyHow to adapt your designs for needlework embellishment — clothing and quilts — designsThe secret to mastering Celtic knots, one of the most challenging aspects of celtic designThe inside scoop on how complex Celtic knots are formedClear, detailed, instruction on constructing Celtic designs using a “secret” grid system

Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book:

Q: Celtic designs (especially the more complex ones) seem impossible to figure out. Can you help me break them down?

A: The approach of this entire book is to do exactly that, in the form of 8 different projects.

Each projects visits different nuances of celtic design art, making you a more well-rounded artist by the time you finish this book.

When you see something of this style, it's all wrapped around itself and seems like it would be impossible to figure out, but with the help of this book you can see how the designs evolve.

Q: I'm having real trouble getting the hang of knotwork designs. How can your book help me?

A: I too had the same problem in the beginning.

Initially knotwork is probably the most challenging part of making celtic patterns.

For that reason 3 of the 8 projects are dedicated knot projects, that will guide you through the ins and outs of Celtic knot design.

Q: Are the pictures inside this book color or b/w?

A: All our designs are clearly printed in black and white so they are easy to copy and to scale up or down.

Every day that you delay is another day that you lose out on discovering the secrets of making and mastering celtic patterns.

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81 printed pages
Original publication



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