This one will be a single color weft. I thought there was too much going on here, and extra colors would have been a distraction. First the border, designed with the help of Repper:
Then the text. Legibility is important, but the patterning is also considered. Some fonts compose better than others when you skew them diagonally. This work is all done with Photoshop, and exported to weaving software and a loom driver at the last minute.
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I'll be teaching a class in Photoshop for Weavers at Penland Aug. 25-31. More information here (be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page). Come join us in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina!