Student Showcase: Six week Celtic knotwork drawing course for beginners – week 1
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Student Showcase: Six week Celtic knotwork drawing course for beginners – week 1

I was thrilled to be asked back to Breathing Space in Witton Gilbert in order to run a six week course on Celtic knotwork drawing. We started off this first week learning how to create a plain knot. Once everyone had learned the basics, they were free to play and create knots of their own,…

Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners Workshop
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Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners Workshop

I had a wonderful morning teaching a Celtic Knotwork for Beginners course with a very lovely lady. As well as learning all about the basics of creating Celtic knots, we also had lots of interesting chats. This even ended up in me having homework to do, being given lots of interesting info about topology! Lots…

Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork Drawing for Beginners Workshop
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Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork Drawing for Beginners Workshop

I’ve had a very enjoyable morning with two lovely people who came on my Celtic Knotwork Drawing for Beginners workshop today. We started off by learning how to construct the basic knot, and then played with adding break lines to make more intricate designs. We also worked on a simple corner knot motif. Lots of…

Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners workshop
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Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners workshop

I had the pleasure of the company of two lovely ladies on my Introduction to Celtic Knotwork workshop this morning. We started from building the basics of a Celtic knot and then went on to learning how to use break lines to make more intricate designs. We then also had a quick look at creating…

Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners
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Student Showcase: Celtic Knotwork for Beginners

I was thrilled when the lovely Angela Reed of Creative Calligraphy invited me to teach her regular calligraphy groups how to draw simple Celtic knots as part of their Inspired by Lindisfarne project. I showed the groups how a basic Celtic knot was formed, and they practiced simple 2×3 and 3×3 knots, before moving on…