The human brain loves patterns.
I read an interview once with author and educator Parker Palmer, who asserted that it's our brain's strongest function: creating and following patterns. "The brain is a patterning organ," he said, "it thrives on making connections."
It amused me that among the many intricate and boggling functions our brains perform, there would be one it did best -- liked best.
How satisfying, then, to work on this assigment, which was to create my own patterned paper and incorporate it into a collage: