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Show Us Your Celtic Spirit

March 10, 2016, 10:00 am  Posted by Barbara Berger
 

COVER 9781454918950_cvr4 FrontWith St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, it’s the perfect time to unwind and celebrate the holiday by coloring beautiful Celtic knotwork designs from our new Celtic Spirit Coloring Book!

The author and artist behind the book, Cleopatra Motzel (also known as Feivelyn) has some behind-the-scenes tips about coloring knotwork:

“The two best examples for traditional knotwork coloring come from the Lindisfarne Gospels and Book of Kells illuminated manuscripts, both produced in monasteries in the British Isles sometime around the eighth century.

 

This is a page from the Lindsfarne Gospels illuminated with knotwork designs, located in the British Library in London:

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