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

      1:59
    • Supplies

      1:55
    • Drawing Shapes and Crossing Lines

      3:15
    • Expanding Lines into Bands

      3:28
    • Weaving and Interlacing

      4:17
    • Finishing your Artwork with Pen

      4:09
    • Your Project (and beyond)

      1:12

About This Class

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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.

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In future classes you'll learn:

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

50 of 51 students recommendSee All

Sadelle explains the drawing process very precisely and full of patience. A very relaxing class with lots of precious information.
Barbara Baumann

Artist and Illustrator

I very much enjoyed the class. She demystified the process in a clear and easy way. Fun!
Thanks for a great class, Sadelle!! You broke it up in nice easy chunks. Look forward to doing your other classes!!

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Sadelle Wiltshire

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