On this page you can download 3 Celtic zoomorphic designs found in the images of scanned pages of illuminated manuscripts.

The first two designs come from the manuscript ’Book of Kells’,  featuring the main bird motif; the third design comes from the manuscript ’Book of Durrow’, depicting a lion. The designs are black and white, but if you want, you can paint them as desired.


Celtic designs from illuminated manuscript
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Available file formats

As always, a 2D CAD (.dwg) file format is available, as well as a vector (.eps and .svg) file formats  for those who are into graphic design.

It is useful to look for high-resolution images of the mentioned books on the Internet, which have served us to draw these designs in 2D CAD software because:

  • you can see what colors they were originally painted,
  • you can find a large number of Celtic designs like these and
  • you can find a variety of other types of Celtic designs like Celtic knot designs, Celtic key designs etc.


Download DWG 2D CAD file format
Download EPS vector file format
Download SVG vector file format

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