While creating the white background marblings for these pages, I was reminded of damask fabric. I adjusted the color (band) sequences to mimic the subtle damask sheens.
This blue damask marbling makes a pleasant "Desktop" background pattern (tiled).
These patterns bear more than a superficial resemblance to finger
prints. The parameters controlling color, strokes, and displacements
are infinitely variable, but difficult to reverse engineer.
The design underlying the marbling need not be concentric paint circles. A Gingham fabric provides an interesting basis.
The resulting pattern suggests sheafs of wheat.
[image is linked to marbled gingham tiling]
[image is linked to marbled tartan tiling]
Copyright © 2004 Aubrey Jaffer
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