Color Your Own Book of Kells

Color Your Own Book of Kells

by Joshua Noble, Marty Noble, Coloring Books
     
 

The finest of early Christian art of its kind and one of the most beautiful books of the early Middle Ages, The Book of Kells is an illuminated copy of the four gospels of the New Testament in Latin. For this striking coloring book, Marty Noble has expertly rendered 28 full-page black-and-white reproductions of the book's elaborate artistic ornamentation.

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Overview

The finest of early Christian art of its kind and one of the most beautiful books of the early Middle Ages, The Book of Kells is an illuminated copy of the four gospels of the New Testament in Latin. For this striking coloring book, Marty Noble has expertly rendered 28 full-page black-and-white reproductions of the book's elaborate artistic ornamentation.
Included are eye-catching borders filled with abstract Celtic spirals and interlacements, celestial figures, images of saints, members of the Holy Family, as well as Celtic crosses and other finely detailed floral, animal, human, and fantastic elements.
An excellent opportunity for coloring book enthusiasts to participate directly in reproducing one of the great masterpieces of Celtic art, this collection also provides artists of all ages with hours of coloring entertainment presented in a unique format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486418650
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Dover Art Coloring Book Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
192,037
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

One of Dover's most gifted and versatile artists, Marty Noble is the creator of over 200 Dover items, including regular and stained glass books, stickers, tattoos, stencils, CD-ROMs, and more. Marty has also expertly re-created the art for most of the "Color Your Own . . . " series. 

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