Watch this video to help you reflect on change.
Get inspired by the work of Victoria Villasana. She embroiders on photos to celebrate culture and identity with color and pattern.
Gather your materials and get ready to get creative.
Needle (one with a large eye will be helpful)
Yarn, embroidery thread, string
Thumbtack or awl
Photo (works great with printer paper or photo paper)
Look through old photos of yourself find one that you think shows the “old you.”
We willuse yarn, embroidery thread or string to change our photos
Change your photo into a better representation of who you are now or want to be in the future.
If you have multiple copies you can use theoriginal photo print or if you have a scanner and printer, create a copy—printer paper is fine!
Play this video to follow the steps and make some art!
Check out these examples
Does your final piece show how you have grown from the "old you?" Can the viewer learn something new about you?
Use the hashtag #catchingsummermemories to share on social media.
Upload to our google drive folder with your description and we'll include it on our website!! Just click the icon below to get started!