Celtic Tattoos

Celtic Tattoos

by Andy Sloss
     
 

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Celtic designs are among the most popular for tattoos on both sides of the Atlantic, a cutting-edge trend that actually began in pre-Roman times to frighten opponents in battle. This stylish reference explores the history of the intricate, evocative designs of ancient Celts, offering many ideas to help readers create their own images, from icons of Celtic art such

Overview

Celtic designs are among the most popular for tattoos on both sides of the Atlantic, a cutting-edge trend that actually began in pre-Roman times to frighten opponents in battle. This stylish reference explores the history of the intricate, evocative designs of ancient Celts, offering many ideas to help readers create their own images, from icons of Celtic art such as dragons and crosses, to torques, spirals, step and key patterns. Complete step-by-step instructions for designing one-of-a-kind Celtic knotwork patterns are included, as is full information on creating temporary tattoos with henna or body paint. All patterns can be traced and enlarged to include any part of the body.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847320278
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.64(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Sloss is a printer, typographer and freelance graphic designer.

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