I am obsessed with paint-by-number kits. Whenever my sisters and I get together for holidays we always race giddily to the local craft store and stock up on the cheesiest paint-by-number kits we can find, and then spend days upon days painting them. Even stranger, I have more than once been tempted by some other poor fool’s finished paint-by-numbers project at thrift stores and thought, I SO need that for my wall! It’s a sickness, but one, I am proud to say, that seems to be making a fashionable, tongue-in-cheek style come back. Yesss!
My dad once remarked off-handedly that it would be neat to be able to have a family portrait painted paint-by-numbers style–but how would that be done , he wondered? Well. I’ve spent many a night wondering this same thing, and by golly, I think I’ve got it!
How to make a paint-by-number project out of your own photos, after the jump!
What do you think? Would you make your own paint-by-number? Are you ready to put on your beret and artist’s smock and get down to it? Anybody else up for a series of portraits of all the kids and grandkids and your brother’s dog, too?