• Frida inspired art jacket

    7 monthes ago - By Kim Blair Artist

    This jean jacket will be one of the items in the
    Annual Spring Auction for
    The Friends of the University of Alberta Hospital
    Monday, May 3 to Sunday, May 9... just in time for a Mother's Day gift.
    This painting began with a piece of cotton canvas washed and dried in order to create creases in the fabric, giving her image a bit of an underlying 'edge' so that my rendering of Frida offers not only her beauty but a subtle impression of her tempestuous life.
    Her image was created with fabric paints, then sewn onto the jacket with a machine satin-stitch. Floral chiffon fabric suggests the...
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