That’s the other thing I’ve been doing this weekend… I was looking in to getting these printed on fabric but custom print fabric is REALLY expensive!
OK I am maybe getting a bit obsessed with the paisley now and should stop and read a book or something. You have to admit it’s pretty though. I like a that it’s so organic, and although there are recurring shapes you see in commercial patterns it’s really creative and not at all restrictive – except you have to be neat or it doesn’t work at all..
There was a book called “The Owl Service” by Alan Garner, which I read when I was young and it haunted me. A girl on her own in the attic of a dark house, compulsively tracing the owl patterns on an old plate, waiting for something terrible to happen..
I’m having fun playing with the filters and gradient fills on GIMP.
In the HitchHiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the Infinite Improbability Drive turns a bowl of begonias into a friendly whale.
(It looks like the ebook of HitchHiker’s guide to the Galazy is freely available here: http://www.readanybook.com/ebook/the-hitch-hiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy-264)