Creative Box Studios
Paint A Frida Kahlo with Anna Swanson
Learn how to paint a Frida Kahlo portrait using acrylics with artist Anna Swanson! Anna will teach you how to draw a face with proper proportions, sketch hairstyles & florals, and then how to choose colors, layer hues, and add finishing touches.
Materials needed for class + what's included in your creative box:
- Small Flat and Round brushes
- 8x10" Canvas
- Acrylic paint: white, portrait pink, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red, cobalt blue, mats black, brown, & yellow ochre
- Sketching pencil
- Sketch paper
- Palette for mixing
Class is welcome to all levels.
Anna Swanson is a painter, elementary school art teacher, and mom. She received her BFA in fiber art & textiles and obtained her elementary art teacher certification. She is a stylist at heart and loves teaching children's art in her art studio with her daughter, whom her business is named after. A small collection of her original pieces are at Austin Art Garage and Gallery and prints of her work are on Minted.com and Greenbox Art and Culture.