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Since Sigrun was introduced to silk painting, in England 1995, it has been her passion. She new that she had found her medium to work with and since then has aimed to perfect her own style. Passionately driven for silk Sigrun educated herself. She has also taken various courses to advance her skills to approach the silk in her own unique way. Her Studio was open to the public in March 2003. Sigrun's favorite works are wall hangings and the main theme is stone carvings made by the Vikings. The inspiration comes from the Icelandic Sagas, the Edda poems and Norse mythology. The pillows and scarves are designed with magical symbols and mythological dragons and serpents. Commissions are welcomed.

Sigrun Lara Shanko is a member of the Icelandic Guild of Textil tex.is, Association of Icelandic Visual Artists umm.is, Silk painters International and Surface design association.
www.shankosilk.com

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  • Joined July 5, 2009

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Silk, wool, gold leaf, oil paint, acrylic paint, silver leaf

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About

Since Sigrun was introduced to silk painting, in England 1995, it has been her passion. She new that she had found her medium to work with and since then has aimed to perfect her own style. Passionately driven for silk Sigrun educated herself. She has also taken various courses to advance her skills to approach the silk in her own unique way. Her Studio was open to the public in March 2003. Sigrun's favorite works are wall hangings and the main theme is stone carvings made by the Vikings. The inspiration comes from the Icelandic Sagas, the Edda poems and Norse mythology. The pillows and scarves are designed with magical symbols and mythological dragons and serpents. Commissions are welcomed.

Sigrun Lara Shanko is a member of the Icelandic Guild of Textil tex.is, Association of Icelandic Visual Artists umm.is, Silk painters International and Surface design association.
www.shankosilk.com

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