Pattern 22/52

I close my Week of Poppies with a pattern.  I experimented with inks on yupo paper this week – strange thing that paper, synthetic and water resistent, that lets the ink stay very saturated on top. I was about to throw my first attempt away:

Cathrin Gressieker-yupo sketch

But then I rather scanned it and took it into Photoshop for some play with shapes and opacity and voilà Photoshop magic:

Cathrin-Gressieker_scarf_yupo-poppies

So this pattern could be used very well on a silk scarf.

Cathrin-Gressieker_mocck-up_scarf_yupo-poppiesLesson learned: always be nice to your crooked attempts and stay open.

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