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Celtic Knots Made Super Simple: Draw Interlacing & Interlocking Shapes

Sadelle Wiltshire, Contemplative Drawing, Mixed-Media, Fiber 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....

24 of 24 students recommendSee All

Very well explained and demonstrated. She did indeed make it very simple. I love the music :)
Well presented. I soooo get it now. Thanks ever so much for sharing this with us. Have struggled to master this in illuminated letters. Will revisit this and share once done. I recommend this class. The teacher presents this technique very well.
I loved this class! All the instructions are explained very clearly, and it is easy for a beginner like me to follow. Sadelle has such a soothing voice, it is a joy to listen while she draws. I am looking forward to doing more classes with her, as I've seen some of her celtic knot work and it is amazing, and beautiful.
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Sadelle Wiltshire

Contemplative Drawing, Mixed-Media, Fiber Art

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Hi, I'm Sadelle and I want to help make art, craft and self-care be a soothing, relaxing and easy experience for you!

I have had a love affair with art and craft since I was young. I love the rhythms and soothing focus in playing with and creating patterns from yarns, threads, wires, paper, paint, pen and ink. I LOVE teaching art and craft as a meditative and healing p...

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