over 200 original designs, and easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to any medium, Great Book of Celtic Patterns begins with an historical perspective before introducing the basics of creating simple knotted lines and twists which form the foundation of Celtic art. In no time, readers will learn how to create their own original designs by adding knots, textures and finials.
The whittled little folk are full of personality - from the Monk, to the Policeman, to the Woodsman-acclaimed artist, Harley Refsal provides patterns and instructions for carving over 20 delightful characters in wood.
Discover the unique characters hidden inside the strange and wonderful world of Cypress Knees. Inside this book you will find all the tips and techniques you need including: basic instruction, design and compositon featuring 8 patterns, full color gallery of completed carvings, 3 detailed step by step demonstrations of a Kneww Spirit, FAther Christmas and an Elf. 88pp