The fortieth offering in our ART WALK Series features a painting by Edgar Degas entitled "Dancers in Blue". From one masterpiece to our yarns, our dyers have captured the essence of this art piece beautifully!
French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas, one of the great artists of the world, is most known for his paintings of girls dancing at the ballet which make up over half of his total work. Considered to be a founder of Impressionism, Degas (1834 – 1917) nonetheless rejected the movement’s penchant for painting outdoors and portraying natural light. Intent on capturing poses as natural and spontaneous as a photograph, his studies of female dancers are celebrated as supreme masterpieces and mark him as an innovator in his own right. Degas completed paintings in his studio that originated as sketches of living models, strongly influencing later artists such as Picasso and Toulouse-Lautrec. [quoted from Art.com]
Included in your purchase will be the following:
Serenity 20 (1 skein)
70% sw superfine merino/20% cashmere/10% nylon
Approx. 400 yds (fingering weight)
US 1-3 needle recommended
hand wash/air dry
We are taking pre-orders for this yarn until May 15, 2018 with a shipping schedule of mid to late June 2018. You will receive a shipping notice at that time.
Please note this colourway is shown on the yarn base you are pre-ordering and because these are handdyed the skeins will all vary in depth of colour and colour placement. We highly recommend alternating skeins every 2 rows if you want colour consistency with 2+ skeins in your project. There is no pattern included with your yarn purchase.