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hannahkarina
« on: January 04, 2009 01:04:38 PM »

This was made as a Christmas gift for my sister in 2007.


Based on various works by Frida Kahlo. Made of clay, wood, lace, beading, ribbon, artificial birds and flowers, and ceramic tile as the base. Painted with acrylic.

I'm not sure if this belongs in this category or "More Art, Less Craft", but since it is a sculpture mainly made of clay I've put it here.
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Yaqulek
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2009 10:12:59 PM »

its really cool Cheesy, I bet your sister loved it.
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g0rehouse
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2009 12:17:25 AM »

This is really cool! I love ho you used different elements of her artwork in your homage to her. I remember first seeing her artwork in middle school and being completely shocked and awed at her subject matter and creativity.
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2009 09:28:14 AM »

Thank you both very much. My sister adored it, Frida is her favourite artist. :]
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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2009 05:23:37 AM »

I love your sculpture.  You've really captured her essence.
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2009 05:11:04 PM »

I absolutey love this!
You have captured something very special,
beautifully executed
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« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2009 03:37:20 PM »

Wow, this is an amazing doll.
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hannahkarina
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2009 05:30:53 PM »

Thank you.  Cheesy
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