Frida Kahlo (Part 1): Narrative/storytelling through portraiture

In this lesson we will learn about the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and her self-portrait techniques. We will study one self-portrait in detail and then use her techniques to create our own self-portrait.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How does DAIN create a textured surface on his work?

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Q2.In the demonstration, how is further texture added to the work?

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Q3.What happens when you add more water to gouache paint?

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Q4.What type of paint does DAIN use?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How does DAIN create a textured surface on his work?

1/4

Q2.In the demonstration, how is further texture added to the work?

2/4

Q3.What happens when you add more water to gouache paint?

3/4

Q4.What type of paint does DAIN use?

4/4

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Quiz:

Frida Kahlo (Part 1): Narrative/storytelling through portraiture

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Q1.What is portraiture?

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Q2.What is definition?

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Q3.What is proportion?

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Q4.Which statement about Frida Kahlo is correct?

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Quiz:

Frida Kahlo (Part 1): Narrative/storytelling through portraiture

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is portraiture?

1/4

Q2.What is definition?

2/4

Q3.What is proportion?

3/4

Q4.Which statement about Frida Kahlo is correct?

4/4

Lesson summary: Frida Kahlo (Part 1): Narrative/storytelling through portraiture

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