Celtic Cross Drawings and sketches are revered throughout Ireland for their ancient heritage and charm. There will be many more Celtic Designs added shortly, so call back soon. And you can showcase your own Celtic drawings here.
The Celtic cross is perhaps the most recognizable crucifix in the world for its exception detail and painstaking beauty.
An iconic symbol of Ireland, the image of the Celtic cross has been used for centuries in Ireland's churches, public statuary, jewelry, and even embraced by the Waterford Crystal Company.
Learning to draw this impressive figure may take a bit of practice to grasp the ancient technique of the cross's adornment. Take the Celtic cross step by step and be sure to pull out the dominant features that separate this cross from all others around the globe.
Celtic Shaping and Detailing
The interior rounded image may be circular or ovular using some pencil pressure to make the image pop. Just inside the outside edge of the Celtic cross, you will trace a near exact line all the way around the cross to frame the outer line and add depth.
Interior Knot Work
Your Celtic cross is going to look great without any inside detailing, however, if you wish to push your art skills to the limit, you may add the braided knots for inside decor. The knots are drawn with a double line and will twist into a variety of ornate shapes very similar to lacework or doilies.
is believed to have begun when the church used decorative swirls found
in the early manuscripts of the Bible and was pleasingly applied to the
inside of the cross. Celtic crosses are popular with or without the
knots, so you decide which pattern or absence thereof makes the most
sense for your Celtic cross drawing project.
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