Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Guardian Angel

Done. And delivered. And here is the final result:

The response ran the gamut from tears to "creepy". This is a picture of my mother as a young girl. She died two years ago last month and never knew many of her grandchildren, (and great grandchildren) including Declan. As I said in the previous post, I wanted to try this technique of using photoshop and rearranging the image. This is what the original photograph looked like:

So I photoshopped out the dog. Of course I then had to figure out how to get Declan in and couldn't so I did it the old fashioned way...I sewed him in. The coloring is much better in the original photo, but somehow when it printed came out too blue. Looking at it now I think I would have tried harder to get the coloring right, but I thought I'd better quit while I was ahead and before my printer started to wig out on me as it often does when I use anything besides regular paper.

2 comments:

Starfishdoc said...

Kathy,
My goodness, you have been a busy girl! I admire your willingness to try new things. I love the image of your mother. I can't even imagine the challenges of getting the photoshop and quilting techniques to come together. You do inspire me.

kate cutko said...

Awesome! I love it and the color match issue ? Let it go, as I think it is all part of the great "feel" of the piece.
Your productivity explains yesterday's memory lapse. You are all about making stuff lately! Can I see a pic of a floorcloth or two?
xxoo Kate