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Virology Art: Doilies

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Artist Laura Splan has created some cool doilies using viral patterns:

'The design of each doily is based on the structure of a different virus. I begin with a digital image of the virus, which I then base a design on in a graphics editor. The design is then imported into computerized embroidery software and the stitches are laid out and manipulated. Finally, the designs are output from a computerized sewing machine.'
 
 

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