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Celtic Design: Maze Patterns By Aidan Meehan

Celtic Design: Maze Patterns
by Aidan Meehan

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Celtic mazes belong to an ancient class of spiral ornament. The beauty and simplicity of the designs make them a good introduction to Celtic art, comprising calligraphy and illumination which anyone can reproduce. These patterns can even be drawn freehand following the method described here.
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Celtic Design: Maze Patterns by Aidan Meehan

The brilliant, beautiful designs, decorations and patterns of the Celts - expressed in their metalwork, stonework and jewellery, and continued in the manuscript illumination of Celtic Christianity - are an astonishing art form whose legacy has fascinated both Celtic and non-Celtic peoples for many centuries right through to the present day. The versatile power of these ornamental designs, and hence their use as a source of inspiration for designers and craftspeople of all kinds, is revealed to the full in this step-by-step guide. Celtic mazes belong to an ancient class of spiral ornament which Celtic artists of the early middle ages developed with unequalled ingenuity and virtuosity. These patterns can even be drawn freehand following the method described here - a technique used by the ancient masters, now rediscovered and clearly illustrated for the first time. The beauty and simplicity of the designs makes them an ideal introduction to Celtic art, comprising delightful calligraphy and illumination which everyone can produce for themselves.

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GOR001203434
Celtic Design: Maze Patterns by Aidan Meehan
Aidan Meehan
Celtic Design
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1993-11-15
160
0500277478
9780500277478
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