As you recall, I don’t sketch, but over the years, I have gotten pretty handy with computers and photoshop. I have a Pinterest board full of afro pictures, and I have wanted translate this one into something for my room. Why not kick of Black History Month with an afro inspired art project?
Step one: Translate the image. The background fabric I had was 36×45″. I dragged the image into photo shop and printed out a few sections.
Step 3: Hand stitch the sweater to the cotton batik. Once all the pins were out, I took the edge of the scissors and picked out the edges of the sweater to add texture.