Sunday, April 25, 2010

Sunday Sketches - Frida


This week for Sunday Sketches we did a wee study of Frida Khalo.
I did two sketches, the children did one each..



Frida Kahlo represents so much about women, about people;
about suffering and anger, happiness and fear



Funny, I don't love her art, but I love her story; her rebellion,
her struggle, her strength; that crazy, spiraling sense of self

I love the flowers, and I always seem to draw
her happiness, despite her pain


La caja del tesoro C Moore age 10 (c)2010



T Moore age 12 (c)2010


El amor felix de Frida. El carazon del Frida. La caja del Tesoro.

14 comments:

  1. wonderful, each of these are wonderful. I continue to love that you draw together, it seems like a perfect way to share time and inspiration.

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  2. fridas flowers are fabulous!! your children did a nice job, too. aren't they lucky to have you share that special time with them!

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  3. Hi Lenora, welcome to SS! Love all the details you put into these lovely sketches of Frida - it's wonderful to share your love of art with your children too, they did a marvelous job!

    Happy SS!

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  4. Hi Lenora,

    Great again to see you and your children sharing such talent. I am fascinated by Frida's story too and interestingly enough, I am not very drawn to her art either.

    These are all great!

    Smiles and Happy Sunday

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  5. I agree with everyone that it is wonderful that you share art with your children. Your children show so much talent as do you. I do find Frida's story intriguing and feel her pain but I too am not drawn to her art.

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  6. lenora, tell your son not to worry at all!!! his beautiful fish will go to fairyland, a place where all the nice creatures live!
    and if he has a photo of his fish send it to me by e-mail or in face book and i'll write a fairy tale about it! it will be dedicated to you and your son!!!

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  7. Fantastic! they are all wonderful drawings! Your children are very talented for their ages, and what a lovely thing to do together. This is the sort of thing they will remember fondly when they grow up.
    I love Frida, but some of her art is a bit morbid for me. She made great use of lush colors though.

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  8. Wow. These are amazing...I feel the same about her as a woman but not keen on her work. I LOVE works of her though. What an interesting study you've shown...Thank you.
    Have a lovely week Lenora!
    xo
    Andrea

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  9. I've see her as having connecting eyebrows, though I don't like her art that much, I find them a bit depressing but she has own style and ways & I admire that

    I like seeing the sketches with colors, they have bring out the faces

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  10. It's wonderful to see children and their art! Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Pink; what a lovely and generous thought.. my son is already more relaxed, calmer, your note brought a smile to his face. He will get you a photo. L

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  12. oh so much fun to work on art with children!!! I love this collection...

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  13. hi!!i hope your son's smile will be bigger because the story is already written and posted on my blog!!!!
    love!

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