¡Viva la Frida!

By Anne-Julie

“Frida Kahlo” (The print is now available at Etsy)

Eng/ Finally I found time to work on a portrait of Frida Kahlo! I love her very much, the Woman she was and the Painter. A true Icon! I’ve been mainly inspired by this portrait of her but also from other ones. I also wanted to include the famous hand shaped earrings Pablo Picasso offered her, they are so fun! Are you a lover of Frida, too?

I am looking for more books about Frida.. If you have good recommendations, feel free to share with me, thank you!

Pssst: Postcards are on sale at Etsy, 30% off! Offer runs until this thursday, May 24 (:

Fr/ J’ai enfin eu le temps de travailler sur un portrait qui me tient à coeur, celui de la grande Frida Kahlo. J’admire beaucoup la Femme et l’Artiste qu’elle était, une véritable icône! J’ai principalement été inspirée par ce portrait photo d’elle.. ainsi que  par d’autres. Et j’ai eu envie d’inclure les fameuses boucles d’oreilles en forme de mains que Pablo Picasso lui a offert, je les trouve géniales.

Pssst: Les cartes postales sont en promo à -30% sur Etsy jusqu’à ce Jeudi, le 24 Mai (:


17 Comments on ¡Viva la Frida!

  1. Vania
    May 21, 2012 at 3:30 am (8 years ago)

    I also think that she was a special artist. Her life and her work were really inspiring.I’m from Mexico city and here there’s a lot of her work in libraries, restaurants, museums, even at the streets, everywhere. I think that it would like you.
    The illustration that you did is really nice, so pretty!!!
    ¡Viva la Vida, viva Frida!

  2. Anne-Julie
    May 21, 2012 at 8:50 am (8 years ago)

    Oh, I’d so love to visit Mexico one day! And to learn and see more about Frida, along with a lot of other things! Thank you :heart:

  3. Marion
    May 23, 2012 at 8:10 am (8 years ago)

    Superbe! Je ne connaissais pas ces boucles d’oreille, elles sont géniales, je veux les mêmes!

  4. Anne-Julie
    May 23, 2012 at 9:16 am (8 years ago)

    Marion> oui, elles sont géniales! merci :happy:

  5. Mademoiselle G
    June 24, 2012 at 3:33 pm (8 years ago)

    Oh comme c’est réussi! J’ai toujours adoré Frida depuis ma découverte de son travail…Les boucles d’oreilles sont en effet géniales :-)

  6. Anne-Julie
    June 25, 2012 at 1:01 pm (8 years ago)

    Mademoiselle G> merci beaucoup d’être passée par là! je suis contente qu’elle te plaise :)

  7. la burbuja de yol
    July 17, 2012 at 1:39 am (8 years ago)

    Orgullosamente Mexicana como yo :)

  8. la burbuja de yol
    July 17, 2012 at 1:42 am (8 years ago)

    P. S. I forgot to let you know that I have a book of Frida Kahlo that might interest you, you want to send it?, Only that is entirely in Spanish. Greetings and take care. YOL

  9. Anne-Julie
    July 17, 2012 at 5:26 pm (8 years ago)

    la burbuja de yol> oh really! that’s so cute of you to think of sending me your book! but it must be a true treasure, I wouldn’t like to keep it away from you! thank you.. :heart:

  10. Anne-Julie
    July 23, 2012 at 8:31 am (8 years ago)

    merci beaucoup Kristel :heart:

  11. Kristel
    July 23, 2012 at 5:01 pm (8 years ago)

    Superbe, tout simplement!

  12. di Indonesia
    August 16, 2012 at 6:27 pm (8 years ago)

    i love your pic…

  13. Paula
    August 20, 2012 at 3:04 pm (8 years ago)

    Beautiful like everything you do♥ :red:

  14. Anne-Julie
    August 29, 2012 at 11:56 pm (8 years ago)

    thanks girls!!

  15. Marmalade
    January 7, 2013 at 6:59 pm (8 years ago)

    What a beautiful painting!

  16. margherita
    July 15, 2014 at 1:58 pm (6 years ago)

    hoo I love your art work! And Frida is awesome… I’m an illustrator and as you I want to share her courage and love for life…!

  17. Anne-Julie
    July 15, 2014 at 2:22 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you very much margherita !!

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