The idea to colorize a photo started with this photo above; a childhood picture of me and my sister. My mom hired a photographer one day and shot a few of these outdoor photos in a crisp black and white and they were hanging in my childhood home for years. Now I have a couple hanging in my own home. They are practically embedded in my DNA they are so much a part of me. I was discussing the photo with my sister and we both clearly remembered, in great detail, the colors of our outfits. Curious, I asked my Mom if she had the color photos and she said they are all in black and white!
I decided to colorize the photos to the best of my memories using thread.
I wasn’t sure how I was going to deal with the grassy area surrounding us. I sewed some blades of grass but I wanted something more green. I thought of layers and layers of blades of grass but an alternative idea came to mind.
80 percent completed in my mind. A good stopping point for a chronic over-doer.
Well thanks for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed the journey. I Learn so much with each project. I have no idea what it is building up to but I’m just following my heart and instincts. Hope you are learning from and enjoying the journey, as well!