Cubism Face Fun
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Mix Frankenstein with computer illustrated eye drawings and kids can have fun making some very silly faces. MATERIALS Pycomall, sheet of Cartoon Eyes $8 Drawing paper Black Sharpie marker, chisel tip Crayons … 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

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

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. MATERIALS Brown grocery bag Oil pastels   DIRECTIONS I used a regular brown grocery bag, and started by drawing … 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

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