Art Imitates Frida

I prefer using pastels for portraits.  There is a greater control over it.
I prefer using pastels for portraits. There is a greater control over it.

 pogirlyngCarolLewis21

Attempt at portrait in acrylics.  Used to oils and even with medium to thin, didn't like the texture of the paints.
Attempt at portrait in acrylics. Used to oils and even with medium to thin, didn’t like the texture of the paints.

pogirlyngCarolyoung

I always thought was Frida Kahlo’s self-portraits were so cool. I decided to try a series of self-portraits for the same reason she chose herself as the subject. The above is pastel and acrylics. More to come as they are created.