Quote Monday

They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality. -Frida Kahlo (Time Magazine, “Mexican Autobiography” (27 April 1953))

Available for purchase as a 5×7 print here: http://sjanemills.bigcartel.com/product/frida-5×7-print

Pencil: Tombow Mono HB
Paper: Arches 300 gsm Cold Press
Pen: Ohto Graphic Liner 005-03
Paint: Daniel Smith
Brushes: MyArtscape
Other: Uniball Signo white gel pen
+quote scanned and added in Photoshop
+minor Photoshop level adjustments

Happy Quote Monday, friends!

It’s been a weird week. I’ve been channeling some Frida Kahlo vibes and I wanted to do an art tribute to her since she has been so inspiring to me.

Who is your inspiration?

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  • Great illustration and superb subject matter! Frida Kahlo is superb! Nx

  • Thank you so much, Nick!! :)

  • Miss Thundercat

    gorgeous representation of Frida <3 xo