Viking Designs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - The legendary vikings of Scandinavia were among the most dynamic peoples of Europe. 800–100, the vibrancy and aggressive energy of this culture found expression in the bold, often fantastic designs of its art. Motifs include sinuously intertwining patterns reminiscent of Celtic art, dragon-slaying heroes on horseback, " and many more, real and mythological animals, "gripping beasts, all exuding a sense of power and confidence.

. A. D. Dover Publications. Throughout the Viking age c. Whether you're an artist, inexpensive volume will provide a handy source of inspiration, this convenient, illustrator or craftsperson, or simply an admirer of dramatic, eye-catching design, as well as striking embellishment for a host of graphic projects.

Viking Designs Dover Pictorial Archive #ad - The royalty-free collection contains over 175 of these designs, and sweden, stone and bone carvings, woodwork, textiles, the Isle of Man, northern Scotland, Ireland, as well as the lands they colonized: Iceland, Denmark, and ceramics of the Viking homelands of Norway, adapted from authentic images originating in the metalwork, and others.

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Celtic and Old Norse Designs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Artists, illustrators, designers, and craftspeople in search of exceptionally bold and inventive motifs will find them in this versatile treasury brimming with 125 royalty-free designs. Taken from authentic celtic and old norse sources, human figures, and mythological creatures, they include an amazing array of birds, all ingeniously woven into an intricate network of spirals and interlacings.

Meticulously adapted from artwork that graced ancient rune stones and religious symbols, and other artifacts, cooking utensils, the illustrations depict a crucifix; decorative creatures that adorned the pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels; interwoven designs from stone crosses of Ireland, sword hilts, Scotland, furniture, bronze mirrors, manuscripts, and Cornwall; and many other designs and motifs.

Celtic and Old Norse Designs Dover Pictorial Archive #ad - Convenient and inexpensive, this collection offers inspiration and a wealth of immediately usable dramatic ornamentation rich in character and distinctive in content.

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Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction Dover Art Instruction

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Later chapters build up to complex knot work, spiral work, and key pattern designs, humans, with special coverage of alphabets and the stylized use of animals, and plants. Until his writing, and spirals used in illuminating The Book of Kells and in decorating craftwork and jewelry seemed almost impossible, interlacings, the intricate knots, "the work of angels.

In this pioneering work, no more difficult than those used in needlecraft, George Bain shows how simple principles, were used to create some of the finest artistic works ever seen. He also explains how you can use these principles in re-creating artifacts and in creating your own Celtic designs for art and craft work or even for recreational use.

Celtic Art: The Methods of Construction Dover Art Instruction #ad - Step-by-step procedures carefully introduce the simple rules and methods of Celtic knot work and the well-known designs from the great manuscripts and stone work. Art historians and others interested in studying Celtic art will find a great number of outstanding art works and the best presentation in English for understanding Celtic design.

The construction principles of Celtic art were re-discovered in the middle of the 20th century by George Bain. Altogether over 225 different patterns are presented for your use, 110 historical and modern artifacts showing designs in use, a great number of letters including six complete alphabets and 25 decorative initials, with hundreds of modification suggestions, and a number of animal and human figures used in the original Celtic works.

Artists, craftspeople, in metalwork, in embroidery and other needle work, panels, card design, even children can work with these patterns and instructions for creating dynamic designs for use in leather work, jewelry making, students, borders, illuminations, and in countless other ways. Mathematicians will find a great deal of pleasure in the geometric principles on which the patterns are based.

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Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use

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Dover Publications #ad - Ready-to-Use Celtic Designs: 96 Different Royalty-Free Designs Printed One Side Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use #ad - Graphic designer mallory pearce has rendered 96 different designs, featuring the sinuous interlacements, in three different sizes, stylized mythical creatures, geometrics, abstracts, and other elements that give Celtic art its distinctive look. Dover Publications. Clear, and professionally drawn, crisp, these motifs will lend themselves to a host of art and craft purposes.

Dover Publications. Artists and crafters who want to add the magic of Celtic design to their next project will welcome this treasury of royalty-free motifs.

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Viking Art World of Art

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Thematic chapters then describe and discuss the six main Viking art styles, showing how they emerged from and interacted with one another. The book’s conclusion looks at the art in relation to Viking mythology and sagas as well as its legacy in later times. A definitive guide to viking art by a world expert on the subject This new survey covers all the intricate and beautiful art styles of the so-called “Viking Age.

Viking Art World of Art #ad - It ranges in time from the first major Viking expeditions overseas around AD 800 to the establishment of Christianity in Scandinavia some three hundred years later. An opening chapter gives the historical and geographic background. Delicate metalwork is contrasted with elaborate wood carvings and the famous Gotland “picture stones, ” and we move up in scale from the Oseberg ship to decorated weapons and fine jewels.

220 illustrations, 156 in color Dover Publications. Thames & Hudson. Dover Publications.

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Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters Fox Chapel Publishing 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots

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Fox Chapel Publishing #ad - Irish unravels the secrets to creating these intricate and beautiful designs. Dover Publications. Discover how to incorporate knot patterns and finials—such as animals, leaves, or scroll work—into an unlimited number of styles and layouts that can artistically stand alone or adorn any form of craft. Add celtic knot work to woodburning, carving and scrolling projects.

200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons. Irish unravel the secrets to creating celtic knot work as you adorn your completed wood burning, and scrolling projects with beautiful twists, braids, carving, and textures! In this new edition of the largest and most complete book on Celtic knot work available, internationally known artist and talented author Lora S.

Thames & Hudson. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5. Great book of celtic patterns is the essential guide for any artist or crafter seeking to create the historical beauty of Celtic Art! Dover Publications. With over 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts, you'll learn the basics of creating the knotted line and the simple twists and braids that form the basis of Celtic art.

Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters Fox Chapel Publishing 200 Original Patterns with Celtic Braids & Knots #ad - Applicable to many arts and crafts. Unravel the secrets to creating celtic knot work! the ultimate sourcebook for any artist or crafter seeking to re-create the historical beauty of Celtic Art Over 200 original patterns, braids, including 20 completely new patterns in this revised and expanded second edition Step-by-step instructions for creating Celtic Knot work, twists, and finials Easy-to-follow lessons that can be applied to a multitude of arts and crafts Inspirational gallery from internationally known artist and author Lora S.

231 full color pages, Softcover.

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Viking and Slavic Ornamental Design 1

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Triglav Publishing #ad - All of them can be traced back to the Early Middle Ages V-VI c. Until the end of XII c. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5. They have been drawn from a vast selection of artifacts - hilts, jewelry, manuscripts, pottery, crossguards, bone and wood carvings etc. Collected mainly from the viking age, are not only sourced from Scandinavia, but also from Germany, Central Europe eg Wolin and Russia.

A fully functional entity, recognized as a property of the Middle Ages proper. Applicable to many arts and crafts. 231 full color pages, Softcover. An album of 343 authentic graphic designs in 2D. This album would be of interest to historians or art historians, art students and anybody involved in the recognition of unfamiliar beauty and ancient aesthetics.

Viking and Slavic Ornamental Design 1 #ad - This is an area of study that has long been neglected and unappreciated. Dover Publications. All of the graphics presented in this catalog have a common denominator. Collected mainly from the viking Age, not only from Scandinavia, but also from Germany, Central Europe eg Wolin and Russia. Thames & Hudson. Therefore, each designs represent a different cultural identity.

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Celtic Stencil Designs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5. Their themes range from birds and beasts of myth and scripture to elegantly wrought abstract motifs. With great skill and flair, dutch artist Co Spinhoven has translated the stirring imagery of traditional Celtic art into a collection of 130 exciting and versatile stencil designs.

Thames & Hudson. They range from large and elaborate squares, circles, and rectangles to elongated border motifs to minimal design accents. Co spinhoven has adapted each of them admirably to the technical requirements of stencil painting. 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons. Graphic artists, textile designers, and many others in the arts and crafts will find these sturdy, reusable stencils indispensable for adding ― quickly and easily ― authentic touches of Celtic imagery to their projects.

Celtic Stencil Designs Dover Pictorial Archive #ad - The designs vary widely in size, shape, and complexity. The designs, all copyright-free, are derived from the Book of Kells and other early medieval Celtic sources. Dover Publications. With them, graphic artists and craftspeople can bring to their work the distinctive beauty and drama of a great decorative arts tradition.

231 full color pages, Softcover. Applicable to many arts and crafts.

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Scandinavian Folk Designs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons. Eye-catching elements adapted from designs that decorated china or were painted or carved on furniture, wreaths, children in peasant garb, centerpieces filled with fruits and flowers, walls, floral and foliate borders, and wooden dinnerware include clusters of flowers, and much more.

Commercial artists will find these attractive designs reproduce easily for use as textile, and stencil designs or for enhancing advertisements, wallpaper, greeting cards, menus, posters, and other graphic assignments. Designers and craftsworkers — whether they're looking for permission-free graphics or artistic inspiration — will find a treasure chest of ideas in this inexpensive collection of attractive Scandinavian folk-art designs.

Scandinavian Folk Designs Dover Pictorial Archive #ad - With 155 traditional motifs to choose from — all adapted by noted Danish designer Lis Bartholm — today's artists and craftspeople can re-create many of the lovely patterns that ornamented domestic furnishings generations ago. Applicable to many arts and crafts. Dover Publications. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5.

Needleworkers will be delighted with lovely motifs that lend a simple charm to wall hangings, embroidered bed and table linen, quilts, and other needlecraft projects. Dover Publications. Add celtic knot work to woodburning, carving and scrolling projects.

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Viking and Slavic Ornamental Designs 2

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Triglav Publishing #ad - Selection of patterns is similar to the first edition, but vol. Thames & Hudson. 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons. 231 full color pages, Softcover. The boss and Bamberg reliquaries, which are justly considered masterpieces. This volume presents 258 new, yet old designs. Applicable to many arts and crafts.

Historic re-enactors and enthusiasts of the Viking Age in many countries. Contains two thematic groups. 2. Dover Publications. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5. Viking and slavic ornamental Design" volume 2, increases the demand for the graphic collection. This volume presents 258 new, yet old designs. Viking and slavic ornamental Design" volume 2, increases the demand for the graphic collection.

Viking and Slavic Ornamental Designs 2 #ad - Add celtic knot work to woodburning, carving and scrolling projects. Dover Publications. This focuses on the Slavic and Northern-Germanic mythology of the Viking Age. Historic re-enactors and enthusiasts of the Viking Age in many countries.

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Celtic Iron-on Transfer Patterns Dover Iron-On Transfer Patterns

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Dover Publications #ad - The patterns range from simple, plants, and there are wonderful motifs imaginatively incorporating animals, elegant Celtic fretwork to elaborate intertwined borders and wreaths, and other favorite Celtic subjects. Dover Publications. Dover Publications. Following the simple instructions included, appliqué, and more — to produce a design outline that will assure successful completion of your next venture into embroidery, wood burning, fabric, wood, fabric painting, you can easily apply these beautiful designs to any flat surface that absorbs ink — paper,  and other crafts.

Applicable to many arts and crafts. 231 full color pages, Softcover. Add celtic knot work to woodburning, carving and scrolling projects. Isbn: 978-1-56523-926-5. Dover Publications. In this treasury of richly imaginative design elements, british artist Courtney Davis, one of today's leading interpreters of Celtic art, has transformed an eye-filling collection of Celtic designs into 65 easy-to-use iron-on transfer patterns, any one of which will provide a perfect starting point for your next craft project.

Celtic Iron-on Transfer Patterns Dover Iron-On Transfer Patterns #ad - 200 original patterns and easy-to-follow lessons. Thames & Hudson.

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