Cubism Costume
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Here’s a reposting of one of my favorite costumes from a few years back. It may be better for posing than walking (unless you find a smart way to add good eye … Read More

Cubism Face Fun
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Mix Frankenstein with computer illustrated eye drawings and kids can have fun making some very silly faces.  1. Those on a budget could use magazine eyes, but I had too many kids … Read More

Draw an Abstract Self Portrait
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Here is an adaptation of my popular Abstract Face project for older students. It still has simple features that fill the face, but allows for some personalization with hair and shoulders, etc. … Read More

Cubism / Block Heads
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Here’s another project that I want to bring back this fall, hopefully with old grocery bags so there is a recycling aspect to it. These make the cutest class photos! You can … Read More

Picasso Journal Page
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Picasso’s Blue Period paintings are great for seeing the emotional power of color. This project also asks students to draw themselves looking down and off the page to increase the forlorn look … Read More

How to Draw a Cubism Face
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Simply said, cubism involves looking at something from more than one point of view. Here’s a way to draw a face that takes that idea pretty literally. One side is a front … Read More

Ode to Picasso Mural
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Pablo Picasso was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain. He created thousands of paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics during his lifetime. Many consider Picasso the greatest art genius of the twentieth century. … Read More

Big Face Painting Tutorial
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It’s natural for young artists to draw small, so directing them to touch the edge of the paper really opens things up. This formula will work with all kinds of media, and … Read More

Cubist Paper Bag Costume
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A Halloween book that included faces on paper bags inspired my “Cubism” costume.  I used a regular brown grocery bag, and started by drawing the split face on one side with a … Read More

How to Draw a Cubism Portrait
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Simply said, cubism involves looking at something from more than one point of view. Here’s a way to draw a face that takes that idea pretty literally. One side is a front … Read More

Picasso Pastel Portraits
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This Pablo Picasso project is based on his contribution of cubism, the idea of looking at something from different angles. A good way to demonstrate this idea is to draw a portrait … Read More