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A comprehensive design source book of all types of Celtic spiral designs by leading exponent of Celtic art, Courtney Davis. The 101 spiral designs cover the whole history of Celtic design from the earliest examples found on rocks and ancient stone monuments to Courtney Davis's own celebrated modern interpretations. With spiral designs from the famous Celtic manuscripts such as the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Book of Kells and from intricate Celtic jewellery. The 101 spiral designs are all hand painted by Courtney Davis and printed in full colour. Each is accompanied by a black and white version of the same image on the adjacent page - perfect for scanning or photocopying for use on readers' personal art, design or craft project. The introduction gives a brief history of the Celts and an explanation of the birth and development of their artistic style with particular relation to spiral designs.
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Courtney Davis has been one of the leading exponents of Celtic art for over 25 years. He has exhibited his paintings worldwide and since self publishing his first book in 1984, has been involved in the publication of over 35 more, many of which have become classics of Celtic art. He lives near Bridport, Dorset, England.
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Book Description F&W Publishers, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX071531775X