Since Einstein’s head measures approx. 5/8″ wide x 1/2″ tall, I wasn’t sure how he would look beaded or if I could even make him look like a sheepdog! But, I figured it was worth a try. So, I stitched my computer print-out to a piece of felt. Then, I picked out 4 different colour brown size 15 seed beads, as well as some black for his eyes and nose. Here is the first layer of beading:
And, here’s what he looks like after a second layer:
Now, Einstein is ready to jump in my beaded DeLorean and go back in time!
Or maybe he’ll embark on a journey into the future… (Beadwork in progress. 19″ x 6.5″. Click to enlarge.)