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« on: May 02, 2011 01:19:00 PM »

Here's two pillows I made recently.  The first is a design based off of phrenology diagrams.  I have done a few of them, and I think I may have posted one a while back, but it was under a different user name and each one I make is a little different, so I thought I might as well post the newest!  These are a lot of fun to do.





This next pillow is a geometric design based off of packaging for Marlboro reds.  I really liked the idea of taking a fairly recognizable logo/packaging, stripping it down to its essentials, and repeating it to make a pattern.  It didn't turn out exactly as I'd anticipated, but I'm still pretty happy with it.





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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011 01:56:41 PM »

i like the marlboro pillow!  cool concept!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2011 02:03:58 PM »

I like your phrenology pillow.
Poor phrenology, if only the shape of the skull showed some correlation to the shape of the brain.
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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2011 02:09:02 PM »

Very cool!
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