I did this with my 7th graders using silver metal and black and white scratchboard as the back. It kind of related to a zentangle.

I did this with my 7th graders using silver metal and black and white scratchboard as the back. It kind of related to a zentangle.

Sampo

Seeking a Sampo and Tilting at Windmills

Sampo

Jan Jwan: Joukahainen

Jan Jwan: Joukahainen

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

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Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Spake the hostess of Pohjola: “Never will I give my daughter To a hero false and worthless, To a minstrel vain and evil; Therefore, pray thou for my maiden, Therefore, woo the sweet-faced flower, When thou bringest me the wild-moose From the Hisi fields and forests.”                                                              —- Kalevala                                                                    (John Martin Crawford translation)artwork by Karelian artist Tamara Yu...

Spake the hostess of Pohjola: “Never will I give my daughter To a hero false and worthless, To a minstrel vain and evil; Therefore, pray thou for my maiden, Therefore, woo the sweet-faced flower, When thou bringest me the wild-moose From the Hisi fields and forests.” —- Kalevala (John Martin Crawford translation)artwork by Karelian artist Tamara Yu...

Joseph Alanen(1885ー1920)「Lemminkäinen ja Tuonelan joutsen(Lemminkäinen and the Swan of Tuonela)」

Joseph Alanen(1885ー1920)「Lemminkäinen ja Tuonelan joutsen(Lemminkäinen and the Swan of Tuonela)」

Väinämöinen created and plays the kantele, a Finnish stringed instrument that resembles and is played like a zither

Väinämöinen created and plays the kantele, a Finnish stringed instrument that resembles and is played like a zither

Kalevala

Kalevala

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