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Insular Art Forms: Their Essence and Construction

 
 

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Author: Robert Stevick
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9781386148890
Cost: $3.99

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Summary: Dr. Robert Stevick’s Insular Art Forms: Their Essence and Construction emerges as the most innovative work of his long and illustrious career. Building on years of research into medieval manuscript design and construction, Stevick has produced a masterpiece examining the ingenious ways in which insular scribes used geometry and mathematics to produce complex and beautiful designs. In addition to a detailed academic description of these processes, Stevick provides videos clearly illustrating the methods he describes, and materials for practical hands-on recreation of their methods. Insular Art Forms is the only guide that offers both a true scholarly study of these methods and the means for modern readers to reproduce them.

Included along with Insular Art forms is the Insular Art Online Companion, a collection of videos created by Dr. Stevick to explain certain concepts within the work.