Frida Portraits

frida portraitOne of the first things you notice when collectively looking at Frida Kahlo’s work is that it is mostly of Frida Kahlo.  When asked why this was she responded…..

frida quoteThat pretty much sums it up.  We also found it interesting that she very much liked that famous uni-brow because it reminded her of a bird.  We decided to try and draw our very own Frida portraits.  We found a great tutorial on the blog “Art Projects for Kids”. We were all really happy with the results.  We used oil pastels to capture the bold richness Kahlo is so famous for.

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