A couple years ago my friends Vic Chrisman, Cat Scanlon and I founded The Whatevers, a Creative Storytelling Project. In a nutshell we decided to give old discarded photos we found a new life by telling the story of those shown. The three of us wrote an article for the recent Cloth Paper Scissors Issue – and we decided to revive the Whatevers every Wednesday this May on our blogs :)
Here is my project for this weeks’ photo
“Only later in life would Trudi understand that she never found herself, because she never let herself loose!”
I wanted to created some texture with gold gesso and acrylic paint colors and just played a bit around- adding layers, taking parts of the paint away, dripping paint
I used my Santiago Stencil with golden gesso to tie the areas together and sketch a loose person. It is a bit weird and crazy- LOL- but Trudi is growing on me ;)
Now let’s check out what Vicki and Cat did with the photo and in case you want to play along with us -here is the original photo for you. Share with us what you came up with on the Whatevers Facebook Page or leave a link in the comment section :)
Here are the supplies I used for my page – some links are affiliate links:
Hope you have a gorgeous day!