Viking Designs download free [PDF and Ebook] by Albert G. Smith

Viking Designs download free [PDF and Ebook] by Albert G. Smith year 1999
  • Book name: Viking Designs
  • Author: Albert G. Smith
  • Release date: 1999/5/17
  • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780486404691
  • Rating: 8.32 of 10
  • Votes: 146
  • Review by: Fernando Shinn
  • Review rating: 8.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Total pages: 48
  • Includes a PDF summary of 3 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The legendary Vikings of Scandinavia were among the most dynamic peoples of Europe. Throughout the Viking age (c. A.D. 800-100 ), the vibrancy and aggressive energy of this culture found expression in the bold, often fantastic designs of its art. The royalty-free collection contains over 175 of these designs, adapted from authentic images originating in the metalwork, woodwork, textiles, stone and bone carvings, and ceramics of the Viking homelands of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, as well as the lands they colonized: Iceland, northern Scotland, the Isle of Man, Ireland, and others. Motifs include sinuously intertwining patterns reminiscent of Celtic art, real and mythological animals, dragon-slaying heroes on horseback, 'gripping beasts,' and many more, all exuding a sense of power and confidence. Whether you're an artist, illustrator or craftsperson, or simply an admirer of dramatic, eye-catching design, this convenient, inexpensive volume will provide a handy source of inspiration, as well as striking embellishment for a host of graphic projects.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 3H8M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Illustration, Industrial / Commercial Art & Design, Art History: Ancient & Classical BCE to c 500 CE, Art History: Byzantine & Medieval c 500 CE to c 1400, Crafts & Hobbies, European History
  • Available formats: RB, TXT, RTF, PDF, WORD, DOC, JPG, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, RAR, LZMA, 7Z, BZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 210x280x4mm
  • Weight: 181g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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