Frida Kahlo in her Blue House Garden

I’ve recently been very intrigued by art work showcasing Mexican Folk Artist Frida Kahlo.  I do admire her work of self portraits and how she used her art for her own healing.  But, her image is also a great inspiration for many artists.  So many different ways to draw those infamous eyebrows!  The home that she lived in is known as La Casa Azul, the Blue House, in Mexico City and that is the background for my piece.

Frida blue house garden 1

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Finished my Special Canvas

It’s been a busy week for me finishing up projects for delivery to It’s Vintage Charm and a personal piece I was making for my kids.  I worked on this a little bit for a week and it’s exactly what I wanted.  The canvas is 16 x 20 inches and the largest I’ve worked on, that’s one of the reasons it took me a while.  But, I actually had been collecting things for weeks in preparation; teal colored tissue I received in a package, cards that I have received, lace trim and pieces given to me by my mother and the perfect quote.

This is the finished canvas.

Special mixed media canvas for my kids. Braver, Stronger, Smarter

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