Bloom-Prints Artists Making An Impact In Nepal - The Memory Project

My heart is beyond blessed and I am moved to tears.

Our wonderful Bloom Prints artists set out a few months back now to create custom portraits for sweet Nepal orphans across the globe. (More about our Student's journey HERE and more about This Awesome Mission HERE).

Liz

Liz

Victoria

Victoria

Adyn chose to create a pencil portrait. Gorgeous work Adyn!

Adyn chose to create a pencil portrait. Gorgeous work Adyn!

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Hundreds upon hundreds of children were blessed with these hand-made items and for most of them, it was the first personal item they have ever owned...a portrait of themselves!

Ben, the founder, sent me an email a week ago and I had no words as this precious footage unraveled. 

Click on the video below to see the time and effort this amazing team took to bring some joy into these sweet children's lives.

Ben also sent us photos that his team took so our artists could see their awesome work in the hands of their owners.

These photos speak louder than words.

Caralyn's painting

Caralyn's painting

Autumn's Painting

Autumn's Painting

Hannah's painting

Hannah's painting

Victoria's painting

Victoria's painting

Liz's painting

Liz's painting

Awesome work ladies!

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Partnering with The Memory Project (Work In Progress)

Next to Sole Hope,...this is one of the most awesome organizations we have partnered with!

Ben started The Memory Project years ago, out of his college dorm room after traveling to orphanages around the world and realizing the kids he visited had nothing of their own beyond the clothes on their backs.

Can you imagine...not having one thing that you can call your "own" that is personal to you? Some of these children likely rarely get to even look in a mirror to see their sweet faces.

When wondering what he could do...he thought what better gift to give these sweet kids than heart-felt portraits of themselves! So Ben has teamed up with art classes and studios around the world to make this happen for Orphaned children everywhere!

My heart is so full that we have partnered with Ben's Amazing Mission! Our portraits are no where near done...but I wanted to share the progress thus far!

Enjoy!

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We received the packet above with each precious face and the kids in our class picked a number out of a jar to see which portrait they would be creating :)

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We delved into the use of chiaro scuro and how to create depth in the skin. 

We primarily worked in earth tones. Our faces have all kinds of colors in them, but since this was their first time painting portraits...we kept it relatively basic. 

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Big smiles from one of our sweet artists after working on her portrait! (below)

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Here is half of our crew, working diligently!

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Sweet Caroline is under 10 and is rocking it! Oh...my heart!!

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Stay tuned for these gorgeous portraits being completed!! OH we cant WAIT to send these to Ben and THE MEMORY PROJECT!!!

 

Please! Contact him HERE or on Facebook HERE if you would like to get involved!!

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