Celtic Pattern: Visual Rhythms of the Ancient Mind

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Celtic art beguiles the eye and sings to the heart. It is grounded in the mystical understanding of number. In Celtic Pattern, author and artist Adam Tetlow makes accessible the complexities of this ancient tradition. He answers the myriad of questions surrounding the style: How do you draw Celtic knot work? What re the secrets of keys? What do these patterns actually mean? Who drew them? Where did they come from? In a book as beautifully designed as it is original, and full of illustrations by the author and ...

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Overview

Celtic art beguiles the eye and sings to the heart. It is grounded in the mystical understanding of number. In Celtic Pattern, author and artist Adam Tetlow makes accessible the complexities of this ancient tradition. He answers the myriad of questions surrounding the style: How do you draw Celtic knot work? What re the secrets of keys? What do these patterns actually mean? Who drew them? Where did they come from? In a book as beautifully designed as it is original, and full of illustrations by the author and rare engravings, Tetlow shows us the hidden principles behind the ancient magical science of Celtic artwork.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620402573
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 12/17/2013
  • Series: Wooden Books Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 488,097
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Adam Tetlow is an artist and writer. He lives with his wife and three children in rural England.

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