Here did it all start.
I was teaching a Adobe Photoshop course and I wanted the students to learn blending modes and color in a fun way.One day I found a bunch of black and white images and thought this would be the answer to my quest.
So I stared colouring, masking and playing with the image. Making a serious photograph of a goose stepping soldier into a fun half waterbird half soldier.
This little quirky book is the history of the family Bell. I can guarantee you, they are quiet unique.
The whole family has about 19 pictures and I made a small coffee table book with them, spiced with little stories and fun facts about the person.
The book is set up like a family tree, so you can browse and search for the family connection.
Read about there unique stories.
It’s a translating of a childhood fantasy of having an interested family.
I spend hours browsing old pictures in search of a portrait that could become a new member go the family tree.
Once a portrait is found, the imagination kicks in, adding props and colours, slowly building the character and persona. Using Photoshop to digital hand-colour and manipulate images to make then fun, quirky and surreal.
I often use my own genealogy as a guide to get the dates right, couldn’t have a family tree where the mum is older than grandma.
This is an absolute great little gift for a friend or yourself.
You can now order “The perfectly bizarre and fake Family Bell’ in Etsy only €35 or $40 shipping included.
The perfectly bizarre and fake family Bell Pre sale of the “The perfectly bizarre and fake family Bell” As a child I often fantasised about a crazy inventor family, made fake family trees and made stories about them. I started with colouring black and white images and adding some masks or othe…