The Art of David Rankine


Celtic Design and Calligraphy Manual        Home
by David Rankine
This 20 page manual focuses on easy to learn methods of construction for various elements of Celtic Design and Calligraphy. The calligraphy hand (style) is one inspired by such Dark Age Illuminated manuscripts as the Book of Kells and the Lindisfarne Gospels.
 Elements such as knotwork, animal and spiral design and Illuminated letter construction are covered and there are  also extensive notes regarding design principles and  the basic methods of designing Carpet and Initial pages.
This manual is ideal for the creator who wishes to learn a basic design method and make the resulting creations their own.

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Price:  $15

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