Check out Tom’s new eBook, Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions
If, like me, you’re fascinated by the elegant and timeless over and under weavings of the ancient Celts, there’s how to create your own Celtic works of art. All for the princely sum of $3.99 (USDollars) Available for Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Scribd, and Angus & Robertson ($5.99 at Angus and Robertson) Please note: Apple iPad/iPhone and Mac users should download here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/celtic-line-drawing-simplified-instructions/id1453924361
Celtic Line Drawing – Simplified Instructions leads you step by step into the fascinating world of creating Celtic knots. Replete with sample drawings, templates and illustrated instructions, this simple but powerful and flexible approach will have you creating intricate plaitwork designs on paper in just minutes.
231 pages of instruction, eight fun and beautiful tutorials will help you quickly progress from elegant plaitwork to more spectacular designs that utilize Cutwork, Circles, Spirals and your own original creations!
The sky’s the limit as you apply these simple principles to create amazing designs. Ideal for fine art, coloring books, mandalas, crafts, scrapbooking, journaling, woodburning, leather tooling or just amusing yourself with a pen and paper while waiting at the doctor’s office.
Author’s Note – This book is best viewed on electronic devices that support color. Many of the images and instruction figures and drawings may be more difficult to follow on devices that render images in grayscale or black and white. Apple iPad/iPhone/Mac users should download from the Apple link – Amazon Kindle Reader will not render this eBook correctly on Apple products. Apple downloads here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/celtic-line-drawing-simplified-instructions/id1453924361
Basic Plaitwork in Action – see the animated GIF Above!
Beginning with easy Plaitwork, you’ll learn a few simple rules that automatically produce complicated looking weaves, perfectly spaced and interwoven – IT’S EASY!
And finally, my newest discovery, Celtic Square to Circles! Still the same simple rules, and combining Plaitwork, Cutwork and Circles together. Visually stunning, yet the complicated weaves, spacing and layout are all AUTOMATIC!
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Print in Landscape mode on cardstock
Try a fairly complicated Celtic Animorph – a Celtic Earwig (PNG format), grids, cuts and sample weave included. Click on the image, and download to your computer. Be certain to choose the option to View Full Size. Print in Portrait mode. Enjoy
Celtic Animorph – a Celtic Stag Beetle (JPEG format), grids, cuts and sample weave included. Click on the image, and download to your computer. Be certain to choose the option to View Full Size. Print in Portrait mode. Enjoy