Saturday, November 14, 2015

1st Grade Picasso Pumpkins


Artwork by Selena

After viewing a selection of more "realistic" portraits, first graders were introduced to Pablo Picasso, his life, and his Cubist style of portraiture.  Then, in the spirit of Halloween and with a little guidance from Mr. O via the Smartboard, they drew and painted these Cubist-styled Picasso pumpkins.  When one sees how naturally the students pick up on this style, it's no wonder Picasso thought of his own Cubist art as childlike.

Artwork by August

Artwork by Sarah

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