Celtic design and illustration can evoke an acient look and feel to any project -- or can also give a very modern look! These books offer a huge value in both usable art and inspiration for design ideas -- at very affordable prices.
Celtic Arts & Crafts Fun Kit
A giant-sized collection of Celtic crafts! The kit contains 36 stickers including many that shine, 6 stencils, 2 coloring books including a stained glass edition, an 11 x 17 Color Your Own poster, and Full-Color Celtic Designs CD-ROM and Book with 117 royalty-free graphics.
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Celtic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople
More than 200 authentic Celtic motifs, ideal for myriad uses, include elaborate spirals and weaves, exotic birds, horned beasts, mermaids, and other fanciful creatures.
Includes 223 images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF)
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Celtic Stencil Designs
Stirring images of traditional Celtic art, transformed into a collection of exciting, versatile stencil designs, depict birds and beasts of myth and scripture, elegant abstract designs, and more.
Available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and complexities, these attractive and dramatic illustrations are ideal for graphic artists, textile designers, and craftspeople.
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Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Ornament
Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colorful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest.
Includes 116 images scanned at 300 dpi and saved in 72-dpi Internet-ready JPEG and 300-dpi high-resolution JPEG formats. (Samples are in the Publishers' Warehouse)
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Celtic and Norse Designs
Artists, illustrators, designers, and craftspeople in search of exceptionally bold and inventive motifs will turn to this versatile treasury.
Meticulously adapted from artwork that once decorated ancient rune stones, furniture, sword hilts, and other Celtic and Old Norse artifacts, the illustrations include an amazing array of human figures, animals, and mythological creatures, all ingeniously woven into an intricate network of spirals and interlacings.This book includes a CD-ROM containing 221 royalty-free images
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Celtic Design: from rare 7th and 8th century manuscripts
Superb collection of more than 200 authentic color and black-and-white Celtic designs from rare 7th- and 8th-century manuscripts -- Book of Kells, Book of Lindisfarne -- and other sources.
Faithful reproductions as well as original adaptations include Gospel figures, beasts, lettering, knot work, and interlaced designs.
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Intriguing archive of 96 black-and-white designs features the sinuous interlacements, stylized mythical creatures, abstracts, geometrics, and other elements that give Celtic art its unique distinction.
Clear, crisp, professionally drawn motifs will lend themselves to a host of art and craft purposes. Included disc contains all designs in book. (Samples are in the Publishers' Warehouse)
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Celtic Frames and Borders
Add a distinctive touch to almost any graphic project with this unique CD-ROM and book set. Elegant frames and borders, faithfully rendered in glorious full color by illustrator Mallory Pearce, incorporate a host of interlaced figures and other motifs characteristic of traditional Celtic art.
Ideal for imparting unusual style to any design assignment, these dazzling, authentic images are perfect for computer or conventional cutting-and-pasting and can be used to enhance menus, catalog pages, stationery, and any number of other commercial and artistic projects.
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Celtic Designs in Full-Color
Includes 117 images scanned at 300 dpi and saved in TIFF format. Not much to say about these, you have to see them to appreciate them. (Samples are in the Publishers' Warehouse)
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Samples and downloadable vector files
Yes, the Design-Bookshelf guys have loaded nearly 100 full page samples, along with vector files into the Publishers' Warehouse for your enjoyment. But like I said above -- you could spend a lot of time downloading those, or you could just spend a few minutes and a few bucks and buy the full book of printed samples and tutorials along with the CD full of vector files just by clicking the titles you like from above. We'll have more as the weeks go by, but for now, get started and enjoy!
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