“Self Portrait with Monkey” by Frida Kahlo. Frida had lots of pets! Frida Kahlo lived in Mexico.
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Monkeys were a favorite subject for Chinese artists. How many monkeys do you see? Look at the poses.
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This portrait of a monkey was painted by English artist George Stubbs.
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People all over the world like monkeys. This is the monkey we will make.
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Materials: monkey cut out, chenille wires (3), oil pastels, glue or glue dots.
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The front has 4 holes, the back has just 1.
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Use the oil pastels to draw a face and add fur.
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Indicate fur with wiggly lines. Use two or three colors.
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Wrap one end of chenille until you have created a loop. Thread from inside to outside.
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Start with lower holes, push chenille through, turn to other side and thread through next hole.
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Repeat process to form arms.
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Put glue or glue dot on inside of head area. Press front and back together.
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Curl the monkey’s tail.
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Add feet by folding and twisting. Bend at knees.
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Add hands using same method. Bend chenille to for elbows.
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You can pose your monkey. Try to make the monkey sit.
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Monkey sitting on box .
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Hang your monkey from a branch.
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You are done! The rest of the video shows how to make the monkey template.
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Fold card stock in half. Draw ovals to form body and head.
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Add ears, circles on either side. Circles indicate where to punch holes.
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Add hole on back of pattern for tail.
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