I started with a GIF image I found online. First I had to crop out just the face as attempting to do the entire image at such a low resolution as quilting would allow (2" pixels) would result in a possibly unrecognizable image. After the face was cropped and rotated, I converted it from 256 colors to a more manageable 16 and lowered the resolution to 36 horizontal and 44 vertical pixels.. Next I applied a grid to the image and created a legend for the color palette.