Artistle Art Challenge #3Artistle Art Challenge #3 by AlexanderPaupoff
The second round of the challenge is now closed. Thank you for participating:
by Marionberry and PuNK-A-CaT
Please visit them with some and comments
(since there weren't 5 participants, no prizes will be distributed for this round)
Moving on to the third round...
This round will be two weeks long, instead of the usual one week, so you'll have more time to complete the challenge.
To participate, you must create a work of art based on the theme chosen for the week
So, what are the rules?
The theme should be the central focus / hero of your work
You can only participate with new work created as a part of this challenge
You can use traditional / digital media
You can submit more than one entry
Knitting: The Marius Sweater- A National IconIt's no secret the Norway is famous for a couple things, doing pretty great in the Winter Olympics and knitting. Children are taught knitting in school and it is really part of the culture there. One of the most famous knit patterns in the world is a Norwegian design know as the Marius. The design is inspired by an even more well-known pattern called the Setesdal. The Marius pattern was created by Unn Søiland in 1953 and was named after Marius Erikson. Erikson wore many hats, he was an ace fighter pilot during WWII, a champion alpine skier, and an actor. It was in the movie Troll i ord that he appeared in the famous sweater that has now become a national icon.Knitting: The Marius Sweater- A National Icon by Brookette
Marius Erikson seated on the couch in his Marius sweater
from the 1953 film Troll i ord
A Setesdal patterned sweater
A novice may not notice immediately, but the difference is that the Setesdal pattern makes a series of dots, or lus that continue down the sweater, while the Marius pattern does not. This
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