Somewhere on the Internet, I came upon a black-and-white rendering of the letters HARD, and immediately liked the three-dimensional illusion that is created by those very simple outlines.
|object||dark blue T-shirt|
I printed the graphic on plain A4-sized paper, cut out the black areas, and used that as a stencil. I chose a low-contrast medium-blue color (a plus color from Marabu's textile colors that contains white pigment to be visible on darker backgrounds); it appears brighter on the photos due to the flash.
After filling the stencil areas, I added
2 read below (in freehand, and a brighter, more visible hue of turquoise), to create a self-referential wordplay on
[This is] hard to read.