Category: Frida Kahlo

Art Hustling in the Mazda3

Art Hustling in the Mazda3

I recently ventured out and did something I’ve been wanting to do for years: I made prints of my original artwork to sell. It may sound like a small thing but trust me, being a mother with a large family…

Creative Entrepreneurs: Own Your Vision

Creative Entrepreneurs: Own Your Vision

I’ve spent the last eleven years of my life being a writer. It’s what pays the bills, it’s what keeps this site happening on the innanets. Some days, though, I feel like I’ve written all the words I have inside…

Frida Kahlo | Be your own muse

Frida Kahlo | Be your own muse

I love it when Frida —  la Friducha — was chingona. The beautiful, delicate woman husband Diego Rivera used to call his paloma, his dove. She wasn’t always beautiful and delicate. Struggling with her ailing body from a young age,…

Calavera Frida Kahlo: Inspiring others through art

Calavera Frida Kahlo: Inspiring others through art

Occasionally I’ll receive an email from someone who was inspired by something I created. It’s a good right-down-to-your-bones feeling to know that something you made with your own hands excited another person enough to make them want to get up…

Frida Kahlo-Inspired: Blue Patio Wall

Frida Kahlo-Inspired: Blue Patio Wall

Bring Frida Kahlo’s La Casa Azul in Mexico City to your own home by painting an outdoor wall a vibrant shade of blue. I’ve always had a deep love for Mexican artist Frida Kahlo but that’s no surprise. I’ve been…

Inspiration: Frida Kahlo

Inspiration: Frida Kahlo

Check out my Frida Kahlo Pinterest board for more inspiration: Follow Denise Cortes | Pearmama.com’s board Frida Kahlo | The Muse on Pinterest.

Happy 107th birthday, Frida Kahlo

Happy 107th birthday, Frida Kahlo

To my muse, Frida Kahlo, I bid you the happiest of birthdays. Daughter. Painter. Wife. Lover. Friend. Artist. Activist. Broken. This is one of the many reasons why I love Frida Kahlo so much, why I find myself so inextricably…

Frida Kahlo: Make your own body cast printable

Frida Kahlo: Make your own body cast printable

Download this free Frida Kahlo body cast printable and get creative with your kids. With July comes the celebration of the birth and death of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Frida was born on July 6, 1907 and she died on…

Hurry! Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit ends June 8

Hurry! Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit ends June 8

Oh my gosh, guys. You only have five more days to go to the Museum of Latin American Art and catch the Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit! That’s right–the exhibit ends on June 8, 2014. MOLAA is offering extended hours…

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

If you love Frida Kahlo as much as I do, then you’ll want to make a beeline to the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach to catch their new exhibit, Frida Kahlo, Her Photos. I had the…