Colorful Thread Breathes New Life Into Old Photos

The moment I saw these photos, something stirred inside of me. Artist Jose Romussi breathes new life into old photos by embroidering colorful thread onto skirts and dresses. While the Chile-based mixed media artist has a website full of peculiar and strange collages, it’s this fanciful series that has captured my attention. By taking vintage photos of women dancing and embroidering rainbow colored lines on top of them, he not only makes each photo decidedly more modern, he makes us appreciate each dancer’s graceful movement.

Particularly love the last photo in this set, where he’s stitched intricate patterns onto each ballerina’s outfit.






Jose Romussi on Flickr



January 23, 2017

Makeup Artist Raises Mental Health Awareness With New #InsideOutChallenge

Canadian beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi is using her makeup skills to spread mental health awareness with her new #InsideOutChallenge. While makeup can be fun and glamorous, Gheidi shows us a different side by using products to transform her face into a mirror for what’s within. The project came about after the 27-year-old self-taught beauty blogger left her staff Christmas party early due to an anxiety attack.

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