Red Knotted Medallion

These Knotted Star Medallions make me dizzy, there is so much going on. This one is crazy! It took me about 3 days, on and off, I'd let it sit and simmer on my desk, then come back to it.

Here are two pictures of the work in progress. The first step is to create the knotted star, which is already a challenge in itself: 

Then all the hatching and the patterns in between, and the shading. Here is a closer look at the final picture:

The picture was created with fine-liners of two colors, and shaded with colored pencils.

These Knotted Medallions requires a LOT of patience, but the results were pretty neat and so incredibly relaxing.
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