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eBook Celtic Design: Animal Patterns epub

by Aidan Meehan

eBook Celtic Design: Animal Patterns epub
  • ISBN: 0500276625
  • Author: Aidan Meehan
  • Genre: Photography
  • Subcategory: Graphic Design
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson (May 1, 1992)
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • ePUB size: 1216 kb
  • FB2 size 1322 kb
  • Formats lrf mbr doc lrf


Over 400 designs of Celtic bird and animal art found on belts, buckles, brooches and other sources. Aidan Meehan has made himself into an advocate for the resurgence of Celtic design.

Over 400 designs of Celtic bird and animal art found on belts, buckles, brooches and other sources. After years spent studying art in Ireland and Scotland, Meehan can claim not only historical expertise, but a wealth of technical expertise as well. Meehan writes of the elements of Celtic design as something alive and vibrant that can be a welcome addition or inspiration to any artist's palette. This small volume is a presentation of the use of animal patterns in jewelry and decoration from the Sutton Hoo burial, the Celtic gospels, and many other sources.

The interlaced beasts, birds and serpents of Celtic art were the product of a fusion of European traditions, including those of the Anglo-Saxons and those of the early Celts themselves.

A book for those looking to create celtic designs. This book teaches the origins of animal style. Over 400 designs of Celtic bird and animal art found on belts, buckles, brooches and other sources. It shows various belt, buckle and brooch designs.

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Aidan Meehan is an Irish artist and author of 18 books on Celtic art and design. In 1974 Meehan discovered the triple grid format for creating Knotwork. Celtic Design: Knotwork: The Secret Method of the Scribes by Aidan Meehan published 1991. Celtic Design: A Beginner's Manual by Aidan Meehan published 1991. Format Paperback 160 pages. Dimensions 14. x 21. x 1. mm 35. 4g. Publication date 01 May 1992. Publisher Thames & Hudson Ltd. Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom.

The oldest and most characteristically Celtic type of design, spiral patterns illustrate vividly the . Aidan Meehan gives detailed practical advice on how to adapt that living tradition to the demands of mnrlern craft and design.

The oldest and most characteristically Celtic type of design, spiral patterns illustrate vividly the continuity between pagan and Christian Celtic art. Spirals are a constant presence, from the art of Late Stone Age Central Europe, through megalithic temple sculptures, the La Tene bronzes of the Gauls and Britons, and Pictish jewels, to the unique system of design developed in Celtic arts golden age in the early Middle Ages.

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This is an excellent book for those looking to create celtic designs. It then goes into drawing mazes freehand, and has a collection of maze patterns. The book is best used when accompianied by Aidan's other Celtic Design books. This book teaches the primitive geometric pater, the origin of the maze pattern, the mammoth hunter's maze, the meaning of mazes, and the camonica valley maze. I have 7 of the books in this series and love them all! All in all this is a great book for someone looking to create celtic designs. 5 people found this helpful.

Celtic Design: Animal Patterns
Comments: (6)
zmejka
Excellent Book
Onath
A very useful book for drawing zoomorphic knotwork animals and working them into your art. I highly recommend it. This is a good reference book to have in the library.
Butius
Good book
Wel
Aidan Meehan has made himself into an advocate for the resurgence of Celtic design. After years spent studying art in Ireland and Scotland, Meehan can claim not only historical expertise, but a wealth of technical expertise as well. Meehan writes of the elements of Celtic design as something alive and vibrant that can be a welcome addition or inspiration to any artist's palette.
This small volume is a presentation of the use of animal patterns in jewelry and decoration from the Sutton Hoo burial, the Celtic gospels, and many other sources. Meehan provides a basic historical discussion, but his focus is on how the designs were created. Using a patient style and countless pen-and-ink drawings in a book that is an essay in the calligrapher's art, Meehan has produced another valuable, living reference in a long series.
Whether you are a jeweler, designer, or a tattoo specialist, there is much to draw on here. The only thing I ever miss in Meehan's books is the inclusion of photographs of the original works. I'm sure Meehan has very good reason's for the omission, but for the curious, this is a bit of a challenge.
Kagalkree
This is an excellent book for those looking to create celtic designs.
This book teaches the origins of animal style. It shows various belt, buckle and brooch designs. It then goes into dog, bird, and people patterns.
The book is best used when accompianied by Aidan's other Celtic Design books. I have 7 of the books in this series and love them all!
All in all this is a great book for someone looking to create celtic designs.
Auridora
Not my favorite in this series, and not one I've been able to do much with. Your art may vary. As with all, a bit of history and then a lot on constructing the various animals used in Celtic illustration. If you want to know how to build your own knotted dragon, to fit the dimenions of your artwork, this is the book to own.

It's four stars if you're doing Celtic animal work. If not, you may not need to own this one.
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