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This is a group dedicated to linking up, supporting and promoting Celtic artists worldwide. Be it knotwork, tapestry, prose, or painting, all forms of traditional celtic artwork are welcome here. We hope to grow a community of artists and provide them with an audience which can truly appreciate the beauty of all things Celtic.
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Founded 7 Years ago
Feb 21, 2011

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Group Focus
Art Creation

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Featured
Yin Yang Starry Celtic Cats Design by WildSpiritWolf
Reverse Holly Trisk by Spiralpathdesigns
To protect by Felizias
Celtic knot money box top by llinosevans
Limbo
Page tapis celtique / Celtic carpet page by J-LE7
Motif celtique avec spirales by J-LE7
Celtic Triceratops by AncientWithin
Celtic Smilodon by AncientWithin
Artworks
Homme aile celtique - Matthieu l'Apotre by J-LE7
A father and a son by EntwinedPride
LUGH by EntwinedPride
001 by Tom-Cosgrove
Attire
Front of the celtic vest. by JARM13
Back of Celtic Knotwork Vest by JARM13
Celtic warrior: by Dragenos
Celtic Armor by Adhras
Crafts - Glass
Rose Design Wine Glass by Fulstein
Analee's Vase by Fulstein
Pirate Mug by Fulstein
Celtic Cross Blue Jug by Fulstein
Crafts - Leather
Celtic spiral belt with buckle by mtnboy64
Wolf leather pencil wrap by Dark-Lioncourt
Black Leather Shoulder Purse by EastCoastLeather
Leather Sporran Kilt Belt Bag Pouch by EastCoastLeather
Crafts - Material
Earth Tank Top by NattfoddShy
Sunshine T-Shirt by NattfoddShy
Cernunnos Altar Cloth: Celtic Pagan Horned God by ImogenSmid
Shield Tanktop by NattfoddShy
Crafts - Metal
Leaf Triskele Talisman with Peridot stone by Gwillieth
Triskele silver talisman with Jade by Gwillieth
Jade silver talisman by Gwillieth
Woodland guide silver talisman by Gwillieth
Crafts - Mixed
Celtic Clock Dragon by jesterbells
Triskele keychain 1 by BDSart
Antler ring 66 by BDSart
Rune Raido 5 by BDSart
Crafts - Stone
Soapstones: Display pieces by UrsusVanDraco
HANDMADE - WItchRavenSkull by IWantCandyCreation
HANDMADE - Mystic Witch by IWantCandyCreation
HANDMADE - Onyx Moon Bracelet by IWantCandyCreation
Crafts - Wood
Harpoon Key Holder by NattfoddShy
Fantasy
The Heart of Jon Targaryen by JaanasArtwork
Fauna
Veau aile celtique - Luc l'Evangeliste by J-LE7
Flora
Celtic Mistletoe by saramarconato
Illuminated Pages Letters
Pater noster - Our Father prayer by J-LE7
Jewelry
Garnets, Sunstones, Tree Agates and more.. by gobannos
Knotwork
Yet another knotwork by Myandra
Landscapes
Amon Ereb by peet
Literature

Mature Content

Modern Celtic Culture
Celtic Yin Yang by JaanasArtwork
My Celtic Original Character
Wanderer in the Forest by SebastianBecker
Myths and Legends
Macha - coloured page by Aurelie-S
People
Norici Girl by Pelycosaur24
Photography
Celtic Queen of Tir na nOg - VII by ArwendeLuhtiene
Pixel Works
Merryman's Pub, 1808 by Wolfstande
Resources
Stamps and Avatars
Cloverleaf Avatar by Quadraro
Tattoos
Tattoo Commission - Celtic Key Pattern  by Bunny-Darkness
Tutorials
Old Process Docu by Feivelyn
Cliodhna Competition Closed
Farewell my love by Young-Jacob

Favourites

Victorian guard - practice by JiDu276 Victorian guard - practice :iconjidu276:JiDu276 33 12 Article in Cornish - Skrif yn Kernowek by sewandrere Article in Cornish - Skrif yn Kernowek :iconsewandrere:sewandrere 5 0 house of Itok logo by aeriapradipta house of Itok logo :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 3 0 the journey to the marterpiece of taste by aeriapradipta the journey to the marterpiece of taste :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 0 0 Tapio bear king by aeriapradipta Tapio bear king :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 3 5 fylgia by aeriapradipta fylgia :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 0 0 Fylgia by aeriapradipta Fylgia :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 0 0 Fylgia Sketch by aeriapradipta Fylgia Sketch :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 1 0 Pictland by aeriapradipta Pictland :iconaeriapradipta:aeriapradipta 25 3 Fern by queerartist Fern :iconqueerartist:queerartist 57 12 Celtic Tree of Life by Grimstnzborith Celtic Tree of Life :icongrimstnzborith:Grimstnzborith 14 4 Celtic Knot Design by Grimstnzborith Celtic Knot Design :icongrimstnzborith:Grimstnzborith 2 8 Celtic Symbol by Grimstnzborith Celtic Symbol :icongrimstnzborith:Grimstnzborith 1 2 Pollywoggle 3 - Color by jpmorrow Pollywoggle 3 - Color :iconjpmorrow:jpmorrow 15 4 Succubus by MariannaInsomnia Succubus :iconmariannainsomnia:MariannaInsomnia 3,190 172 Celtic Cross by CeltiaArt Celtic Cross :iconceltiaart:CeltiaArt 108 47

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Group Guidelines

:bulletgreen: There is now a submission limit of 3 deviations a week. This is to ensure that member’s inboxes do not get flooded, and that each piece submitted gets the attention it deserves.

:bulletgreen: Everyone is encouraged to view and comment on the submissions. Even if you know nothing about a specific craft, artists and craftsmen appreciate feedback. If nothing else, say what you like about a specific piece.

:bulletgreen: Deviations in the Featured folder will often be changed, in order to keep things fresh, and give each piece an opportunity in the spotlight.

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Recent Journal Entries

Hey everybody.  I wanted to make a quick info post about submitting art, and art that gets accepted or rejected.

Most of the art that you all submit gets accepted.  The only criteria (at least for me, I can't speak for the other reviewers) that matters is (A) whether it is submitted to the right folder, and (B) whether the art is in some way "Celtic."  It doesn't even necessarily have to be good (though I like it when it is!).

Celtic art and culture is a big category of things, and encompasses a lot of styles, symbols, etc.  Having done a lot of Celtic art and research on Celtic history, I'm pretty good at recognizing what is and isn't Celtic, and as a reviewer, the most common reason I reject a submission is because it's actually not Celtic - usually, it's Norse/Scandinavian, which *is a different thing.*

HOWEVER.  It's not up to me to make the final decision about what "Celtic" means, and I recognize that Celtic art takes influences from a broad variety of styles.  Basically the way I review things, if someone submits something that doesn't look Celtic, doesn't say it's Celtic-inspired somewhere in the title or description, and especially if that piece is obviously from a different cultural-artistic tradition, I reject it.  But if it's kind of Celticish, and especially if the person refers to it as Celtic in the title or description, I let it through.  I know a lot about Celtic art, but I can't claim authority over the definition of the term, so if the submitting artist thinks it qualifies (and doesn't seem to be just submitting it randomly to whatever group he/she can find), I'm in no position to contradict that.

Moral of the story: If you submit art to this group, it should be Celtic in some way.  If that way isn't obvious, you should make sure to note in the title or description that it is Celtic-influenced, and if possible, explain how.  That way you can make sure that it will get accepted - at least if I'm the one reviewing it.

Cheers!  Keep making cool art!

-Nick
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winterxfrag Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017   Digital Artist
Thanks for the add :D
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VoceDelBosco Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017   Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the add!

I make little creations inspired by Nature and her Spirit (in particular Woods, Forests and Mountains), from Forest Animals and other Creatures and from Pagan and ancestral traditions.
 I'm glad to join this group!
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PictishPics Featured By Owner Edited Mar 10, 2017   Artist
Wondering if anyone can help out here... Just noticed that one of my submissions disappeared from the gallery. Would it be deleted for any reason? It's been up for a couple of days and suddenly gone. I was going submit another tonight but on second thoughts I may not.
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Chinesegal Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
Hi, I just want to ask something.
I have made a fantasy species who worship a pantheon
of gods called "The Fey", or "The good neighbors".

They are based on older stories of fairies and celtic mythology.
Most of the fey are made up characters, but a few of them are based on or have similar names to real celtic gods and godesses.
Is this idea Ok?
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one-rook Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello!  Yes, that is suitable for submission.  Just for clarity's sake, you should specify the Celtic connection in the descriptions.
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Norththeicewing Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
May I submit some art I made here

norththeicewing.deviantart.com…
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one-rook Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi!  Go again and submit if you want to.  If it fits within the Celtic umbrella of the group, it's eligible for submission!
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Norththeicewing Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok thanks
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Norththeicewing Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
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completelydottysven Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanx for adding me!!!
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