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Painting a motive on a tie is a completely different thing than painting a shirt: Almost 1.5 m length that must be covered, but only a few centimeters width. I chose a blue pattern that represents the ocean waves. At the bottom, there is a helmswheel bearing "S.O.S.". Above, there is a sketch of a sinking ship and people floating in the ocean. The letters of the ship's name "Titanic" are tumbling down the length of the tie.

date 1996
time 1 day
object blank white silk tie
technique airbrushfreehand


The background was done with some irregularly torn paper as a loose stencil. The foreground was done freehand.

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