Admiring these mixed media portraits created by Chicago-based artist Faith Humphrey Hill, who received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Masters in Arts Management from Columbia College. The knit under layer of her work is manipulate by machine or by hand. She then collages her original digital drawing with the knitted material. In her artist statement she says this:
“Knit Prints celebrate our common thread. Combining the visual symbolism of knitting with the expressive color and rendering of digital drawing. They create a comfort and familiarity between viewer and subject though they may be strangers.”
Images: Courtesy of Faith Humphrey Hill.