Sunday, September 19, 2010

Picasso Collage Portraits

DISCUSSION/Drawing: Portrait Drawing with Picasso

Portrait: what does the word mean?
Is it a picture of a barn? Or landscape?
Proportion? What does it mean?
Why when we are talking about portraits would proportion be important?
Collage: what is it?
               how is it created?
FIRST: Use our paper to draw a face how you draw it now.
Color it in with oil pastels
Second: Go over proper proportion and how to draw a correct face
Draw a new face with the information you have just been given
Color with oil pastels
Third: Show them a Picasso Face. 
What is different about this face
Draw a Picasso face and color in with oil pastels

Pablo Picasso 
(25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973)
He is one of the most recognized figures in 20th-century art
He is best known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles embodied in his work. Picasso demonstrated uncanny artistic talent in his early years, 
He painted in a realistic manner through his childhood and adolescence; 
During the first decade of the twentieth century his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas. 
Picasso’s creativity manifested itself in numerous mediums, including painting, sculpture, drawing, etc.
His revolutionary artistic accomplishments brought him immense fortunes throughout his life.

PROJECT: Create one face using all three 
Step1: Cut out each facial feature from all three faces
Step2: Place them into piles in the middle of the table
Step3: Draw a circle/shape for a head on your paper
Step4: Begin choosing new features for your face and paste them on
Step5: you could have one big eye or three eyes
Your nose could become a mouth or live on top of your head
Step6; Continue adding until you have a full Picasso face
Step7: Fill in with any color in oil pastels

White paper
Oil pastels
Glue sticks

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