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Newcastle woman’s paint by numbers picture of her boyfriend goes VERY wrong

Woman reveals she bought paint by numbers set to surprise her boyfriend at Christmas – but jokes it went VERY wrong

  • Jasmine Skinner, from Newcastle, wanted to surprise her boyfriend at Christmas
  • Bought a personalised paint by numbers set to recreate a holiday photo of him
  • Picture looked very different, to the photo changing his skin tone and erasing his facial features

In the run up to Christmas many people will be  looking to get their other half a special gift to mark the end of a tough year.

And with personalised pieces and hand-crafted gifts set to be all the rage this year, one woman went all out to try and create her boyfriend the best possible present  by purchasing a paint by numbers set which had been specially created in his image.

Taking to Twitter, Jasmine Skinner, from Newcastle, shared side by side pictures of her boyfriend and her attempt at painting him, which looked very different.

Oops! The painting looked very different to the original picture

Taking to Twitter, Jasmine Skinner, from Newcastle, shared side by side pictures of her boyfriend and her attempt at painting him, which looked very different

‘Actually p****** that I was trying to be cute and get me lad a paint the number photo for Christmas and this is how it came out ahahahahahaha merry Christmas darlin Xxx,’ she wrote.

On the left, Jasmine shared a picture of her boyfriend who appeared to be on holiday.

In the picture he sports a tan, patterned shirt and swimming shorts as he sits on the seafront in a sunny location.

But when attempting to recreate the picture, his skin tone came out much darker, while his eyes and all facial features disappeared.

Jasmine was sent and outline with colours to fill in, but it created a very different look to the original

Jasmine was sent and outline with colours to fill in, but it created a very different look to the original

Despite being cleanly shaven in the original photo, in the painting the man appears to have a moustache and very toothy grin.

People found the  mix up hilarious, with many saying they would be tempted to give it to him anyway, while others said the painting looked like Simon Cowell.

‘At least you finished it,’ wrote one.

People found the mix up hilarious, with many saying they would be tempted to give it to him anyway, while others said the painting looked like Simon Cowell

People found the mix up hilarious, with many saying they would be tempted to give it to him anyway, while others said the painting looked like Simon Cowell

 ‘Did you request a Simon Cowell version,’ asked another.

‘You should have been able to tell it wasn’t him from the lips,’ added a third.

‘He looks like Steve Harvey with hair mate,’ a third wrote.

‘Haha, ffs, I cannot cope,’ a fourth penned.

THE RELAXING POWER OF PAINT BY NUMBERS PICTURES

Researchers found that 45 minutes of creative activity significantly reduces stress. Paint by Numbers is an amazing way to take your mind off of everyday stress and offers great therapeutic values.

The best thing about custom paint by numbers is that you don’t even have to be creative. All you need to do is to match the number of paint to the number on the canvas. Share your ideas, get advice, and compare canvas with your friends, local gatherings or social media.

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