Knotted Medallions Lesson
Learn how to create STUNNING Celtic-inspired knotted star medallions, using delicate colored gradated stripes. A super advanced lesson.
Learn to create knotted ribbons using delicate hatching
• Understand the structure of the Knotted Star
This class shows you how to create your own knotted star design. Understanding how logic of how these knots are built is fundamental for a successful design!
• Learn how to prepare your own graph paper
To help you create uniform and even designs, we use dotted paper, which can be transferred or printed over thicker card-stock paper. Learn the various methods of creating graph card-stock paper.
• Tricks and tips to create your own unique star design
There is a logic to the design of a successfully intricate and beautiful knotted star. Learn the pitfalls and tricks so that you can create the most beautifully knotted designs.
• Avoid mistakes when designing knotted stars
Creating ribbons that cross over and under can make anybody's head spin. Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of knotted design, using tricks that can help you keep even the most complex knots in check.
• Learn to shade the knotted ribbons and the entire medallion
Medallions and mandalas are tricky to shade because they are symmetrical in the round. Not only will you learn how to design your own knotted stars, but also to carefully shade and colorize the designs to form highly dimensional effects.
• Learn to create hatched gradient colored ribbons using fine-liners
Learn how to use two or more fine-liners to create super luscious hatched ribbons to make sure your design is a knotted masterpiece. You won't believe your own results!
• And so many tips and tricks!
Every lesson is packed with tips that can help you with ALL of your projects and make you a better artist.
WHY THIS LESSON IS IMPORTANT!
Combine knots and medallions
This is an ultra complex and advanced project where you will not only learn the technique of how to create beautiful gradients using fine-liners, but you will also learn how to DESIGN your own knotted stars. Instead of just copying a single design, you will learn how the logic behind the knotted stars so that you can choose and develo your own designs. The results are so incredibly stunning you won't believe you developed it yourself.
Advanced 1-hour long video lesson, including a 59-page ebook and bonus PDFs
StartKnotted Medallions Advanced Video - 59 minutes
StartKnotted Medallions "Video to Ebook" PDF - 59 pages
StartKnotted Medallions Video Summary PDF - 10 pages
StartKnotted Medallions Grid Template PDF - 1 page
StartKnotted Medallions Recipe Cards PDF - 1 page
StartRed Knotted Star Case Study PDF - 1 page
Create impressive Celtic-inspired ribbons which cross over and under to form a gorgeous square medallion
Hi there! I'm Eni Oken, artist since the age of 8, art instructor and teacher for almost 30 years, author of hundreds of articles, tutorials, video lessons and ebooks online and books in print, on various different subjects such as fantasy design, jewelry making and in recent years, the Zentangle method. My true passion is exploring methods and tools on how a person can create something remarkable in art, and teaching it to others so they can grow artistically.
CZT® since April 2016
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Learn to create beautiful hatched knotted ribbons
"These Star Medallions are addictive. Loving this lesson Eni. Thank you"
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