The goal is to make waves interact like a pebble is being dropped into a still pond. I'll probably go for stylized over realistic. This is step 1. Click it!
It took me about 10 hours to weave this damn thing. Should've learned to crochet instead. For the warp, I used fairy lights. It was originally meant to be solar powered but cut off the panel once I realized that it wasn't getting enough sunlight to last for long in the nighttime. I wove a small pocket for the battery pack tonight.