I initially struggled to follow the instructions for this part, but having re-read it a couple of times it made more sense!
I chose to do sample 1 using a picture I used for project 8 of shells as a source. I was interested in the stripes present in the shells as well as the colours and textures in the picture.
I enlarged the original photograph to get a closer look at the markings and then chose a small section which included some interesting marks and textures. I then drew this section out as a small drawing and repeated it on graph paper. Yarns were then matched to the drawing. The resulting design looks interesting and hopefully will be successful. It is ideal as a starting point for tapestry due to the stripes and the textures so I am looking forward to weaving it.