Quirky Photo Embroidery by Lindsay Bottos

Here’s how you mix two passions together. Artist Lindsay Bottos incorporates memories on film into embroidery art. Check out her works after the jump.

Image via Lindsay Bottos

Collaborations are a fun project to do especially when it comes to creating art. You get to see two artists combine their collective genius into an artwork and see their process. Well for artist Lindsay Bottos, her embroidery art is like a mash-up of two of her hobbies: photography and stitching.

The series I Don’t Really Miss You by Bottos mix film photography and embroidery into one nifty package. Using different colored threads to sew stark sentences that range from “I don’t know how I feel about you now” to “I wish we could try again,” Bottos created series of memories from her past and used them as artistic fuel.

Images via Lindsay Bottos

Simple but evocative, Bottos’ series is included as a permanent collection at the Alchemy of Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. You can take cues from Bottos and maybe try these threaded photo albums yourself to get that cool DIY cross-stitch effect with your favorite Lomographs.

All information and photos used in this article were sourced from Empty Kingdom and Lindsay Bottos

written by cheeo on 2014-01-11 in #lifestyle

More Interesting Articles

  • Vintage photographs turned installation art by Marlo Pascual

    written by cheeo on 2014-05-19 in #news
    Vintage photographs turned installation art by Marlo Pascual

    The allure of old-time photography and vintage images are artistically given a modern twist by Marlo Pascual in her series of installation art. See how the artist mixes things up after the jump.

  • A Quick Chat with Tamara Lichtenstein (NSFW)

    written by cheeo on 2014-06-02 in #lifestyle
    A Quick Chat with Tamara Lichtenstein (NSFW)

    We were awed by photographer Tamara Lichtenstein's analogue photos focusing on "fashion, femininity, and youth" so much that we contacted her for a quick interview. Read on to find out more about her work and creative process after the jump.

    1
  • Lola 120 Pan: A partly-homemade 6x12 Folding Beauty

    written by stouf on 2014-05-12 in #gear #tipster
    Lola 120 Pan: A partly-homemade 6x12 Folding Beauty

    Here is a guide to building your own 6x12 camera by combining a Lola camera body and a Holga 120 WPC back. Find out how to make these two gorgeous ladies work together for a whole lot of analogue fun.

    11
  • Shop News

    Show Off your Pics with Style!

    Show Off your Pics with Style!

    Build vivid hanging LomoCurtains, robust free-standing LomoCastles, and dazzling mounted LomoMosaics! Just click them together with the Lomography Photoclips!

  • Then and Now: Michaelangelo Masterpiece Gets a Sweet Recreation

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-17 in #lifestyle
    Then and Now: Michaelangelo Masterpiece Gets a Sweet Recreation

    One of the most popular works of art in history, a fresco painting by Michaelangelo, was recreated by a food artist using a whopping amount of sweet stuff. Find out more about this tasty rendition after the jump!

  • Lomography Chats with Illustrator-Lomographer Irina Shepel

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-03-25 in #lifestyle
    Lomography Chats with Illustrator-Lomographer Irina Shepel

    Shortly after we shared the beautiful lomography-themed book (and posters) of Irina Shepel, we got in touch with her to tell us more about her work, and how our community and analogue love became her inspiration. Check out the insightful interview after the jump!

    1
  • 'Exposed: Songs For Unseen Warhol Films' to be Screened at BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival

    written by chooolss on 2014-10-26 in #news
    'Exposed: Songs For Unseen Warhol Films' to be Screened at BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival

    Fans of the artist will finally get to watch 15 never-before-seen films accompanied by live music at this Brooklyn-based festival next month. Check out the details after the jump!

  • Shop News

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Then and Now: The Absence of All Colors by Ludmila Steckelberg

    written by cheeo on 2014-05-22 in #lifestyle
    Then and Now: The Absence of All Colors by Ludmila Steckelberg

    We memorialize our dearly departed with photographs taken when they were still living. But artist Ludmila Steckelberg does the exact opposite by cutting the dead out of old photographs. See how she skims over the concept of death, permanence and absence in her series after the cut.

  • A Quick Chat With Lindsey Lee

    written by cheeo on 2014-03-26 in #lifestyle
    A Quick Chat With Lindsey Lee

    There can never be an age that's too young or too old for film photography. That’s what photographer Lindsey Lee proves when it comes to her commercial work in film. Check out what she said in our quick chat with her after the jump.

  • LomoAmigo Interview: Elizabeth Nahum-Albright

    written by ciaravesely on 2014-04-30 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Interview: Elizabeth Nahum-Albright

    Elizabeth Nahum-Albright, or Lizzy, as her peers would call her, is a fine art photographer based out of Brooklyn. Born to design-oriented and artistic parents, she got into photography at a young age and continues to explore the possibilities within her chosen craft. Lizzy loves 19th century photographic processes, but she isn't a stranger to modern methods either – much like our New Petzval Lens. Read on to learn more about Lizzy and catch a glimpse of some of her Petzval photos.

  • Shop News

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Whatever kind of film development you're after, you'll find it here! Now you can confidently shoot from the hip without having to worry where to develop those film rolls!

  • Our Analogue Photo Petzval Shoot At Lomography HQ

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-03-28 in #news
    Our Analogue Photo Petzval Shoot At Lomography HQ

    From its vintage 19th century design to the fantastic, creative and unique photos it produces, the Lomography x Zenit New Petzval Art Lenses just oozes analogue. We set up a mini photo studio at Lomography HQ a few days ago and got snap happy with the New Petzval attached to the Canon EOS 5 film camera. Check out the results after the jump!

  • Brigette Bloom Talks 'Float On,' Film Soaking

    written by chooolss on 2014-08-07 in #lifestyle
    Brigette Bloom Talks 'Float On,' Film Soaking

    Her choice of soak for her photographic series "Float On" may not be everybody's cup of tea, but it can't be denied that something so unique deserves a spot in the limelight. During a recent chat with Brigette Bloom, the outlandishly experimental film photographer eagerly shared her inspiration for the series, process (a tipster!), and what she thought of people's reactions over her work, among other things. Check out the exclusive interview after the cut!

    5
  • LomoAmigo Alison Scarpulla Shoots With The LC-Wide

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-04-28 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Alison Scarpulla Shoots With The LC-Wide

    Alison Scarpulla is an enormously talented photographer from the USA who utilizes experimental techniques such as multiple exposures and film soaking to create surreal, evocative and emotional shots. After previously featuring some of her work in the Lomography magazine, we were ecstatic that she accepted our offer to shoot with the LC-Wide to create some brand new photos. Read on for our exclusive interview with the woman behind such amazing photos, which you will see after the jump!

    4