Celtic Knots Made Super Simple #1: Draw Interlacing & Interlocking Shapes

Sadelle Wiltshire, Meditative Art, Celtic Art, Line Art

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7 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

    • Supplies

    • Drawing Shapes and Crossing Lines

    • Expanding Lines into Bands

    • Weaving and Interlacing

    • Finishing your Artwork with Pen

    • Your Project (and beyond)


About This Class


This class is a great stepping stone into Celtic Knotwork and the first of a series.   You’ll learn to draw shapes that will be interlaced and  interlocked using pen and ink.  In upcoming classes you will learn the many ways to connect these creations easily into true Celtic knots!

This class is for those who:

  • are looking to learn Celtic knotwork step by step with ease.
  • like to draw, paint and make marks.
  • are looking for a new skill to bring to your illustration, calligraphy, art journaling, lettering.

In this class you'll learn:

  • Why learning to interlock simple shapes is a good start for more complex knotwork concepts.
  • Good tools to have on hand and my favorites for drawing knotwork.
  • Tips for successful line drawing in pen and pencil
  • What kind of shapes can be used and best ways to set up your framework.
  • Understanding how lines are crossed for successful Interlacing effects.
  • Expanding your interlocked lines into bands
  • Techniques for weaving bands over and under.
  • Finishing your work with pen and ink and tips on testing pen and paper.
  • How to use your interlaced penwork
  • What you'll be ready for next.




In future classes you'll learn:

  • How to connect your shapes into continuous bands
  • How to embellish your designs
  • And much more....

37 of 37 students recommendSee All

Sadelle really makes drawing interlacing shapes super easy! I loved this class.
Eréndira Espinosa

Teacher and selflearner.

Thoroughly enjoyed the class. Sadelle explained the process really well and broke it down so the steps are easy to follow. I love the whole idea of Celtic knotwork being like roads and paths that we create. I found the whole process so relaxing and will enjoy exploring this process further. Thank you Sadelle!
Sadelle made it very easy to learn the foundation of interlacing and interlocking. The class segments are quick and effective. Will try the next class!





Sadelle Wiltshire

Meditative Art, Celtic Art, Line Art

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