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In the beginning of 2013, for a variety of reasons, I was feeling very uninspired and in a rut. Knowing I needed to do something about it, I decided it would be a good idea to take a picture of the socks I wore everyday for one month and do a design based on them.
The original plan was that I would do the design on the same day I wore the socks. Needles to say, that’s not how it worked out, considering its now 2021 and I still haven’t finished the project. Oops.)
On the bright side, even though I haven’t fully finished the project yet, my idea seemed to work! I got pulled out of my rut and ended up with some cool designs that I wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. Some examples are: Grim Reaper with Flower, Bokeh Inspired Colorful Hearts and Bears Flying Planes.
Due the pandemic and Florida summers being a little to hot for me, I figured it was as good a time as any to continue the sock picture project from 2013.
When I looked where I happen to leave off it was a pair of white socks.
I had originally picked February because it was the shortest month, thinking that would make it the easiest. One thing that I forgot to factor in was due to my birthday, anniversary, and a bunch of other reasons, I had a bunch of weekend getaways planned.
When I travel, despite all the fun socks I own, to make life easier, I pack black and/or white socks. This way, my socks always match my outfit no matter what clothes I pack.
Luckily, I can still come up with designs based on plain white socks without just doing a blank page.
After thinking about it for a while, I realized I had a design with red circles on a white background, so why not white circles on a black background?
Voila! White circles on a black background was born!
I’m hoping to wrap up the socks project sooner than later! Seven years is a long time, but sometimes life gets in the way.
What’s the longest it’s taken you to complete a project?