This is my first real attempt to take a photo and translate into an art quilt. It was not easy and this piece needs work. There isn't a lot of depth in my translation.Also, I haven't bound it yet 'cause I'm tired of it and want to start on something else.
Here's the picture I started with...Grace running on the beach in South Haven.
Here's my version:
Her head is too big and Chuck says her hair looks Rastafarian.
No depth in the sand or water. Was thinking maybe using chalk,colored pencils to add some shading?
Lighthouse walkway crooked.
Skin tone needs work. I used colored pencil for shading...I don't think that works well.
I wanted to add her shadow but I forgot...maybe later.
What I like:
Her pants...I like the highlighting I did with the lighter turquoise fabric.
Her shirt tuned out pretty good....altho I tried to shade it with a while pencil and it didn't turn out that great.
As a whole, I think it turned out pretty good for a first time try. I'm anxious to start another one.
Constructive criticism appreciated.