Celtic Pattern, Geometry and Imagination 10 - 14 August 2015 - 10:30 to 17:30 This course will explore the interplay between traditional geometry and imaginative freehand ornament within Celtic Art from its Paleolithic beginnings through to Classical and Christian periods. Students will learn to draw and compose the traditional forms of knotwork and key patterns as well as the unique geometrical methods of compass drawn spiral patterns.
It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. - Anais Nin (Art - M.C. Escher)
Escher-esque Art Print by Mark Miller
M.C. Escher Stairs Mehr
Repetition design Element of Art: Lines Principle of Art: Repetition