Knitting as Art

January 24, 2011

Pen & Ink and Watercolor
My youngest sister recently learned to knit. At a gathering last week she soon attracted a curious audience:
"What is that? What are you doing? Can I try?"

In the spirit of this sensational painting modeled after "The Reader," I've based my illustration on Emile Munier's painting, "A Special Moment." It was fun to pull details (the color scheme, clothing inspiration, vine-covered wallpaper, and purple flowered carpet design) from the painting and give them a new twist!

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5 comments

  1. I love the tufted couch!! So cute-I love all the pattern!

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  2. Oh, Amanda! Wow! Amazing job! ~ mindy

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  3. Thank you! I'm happy with how it turned out. :)

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  4. This is AWESOME! Beautiful colors and technique!

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