Cubist Collage Inspired by Picasso

NAME OF PROJECT:  Cubist Collage

BASED ON ARTWORK BY: Pablo Picasso

MAIN ARTWORK USED:  Selection of artwork from the Cubist Period

SUBMITTED BY: Ms. Knecht

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-K

 MATERIALS:  

Several photographs of people from magazines or internet pictures, scissors, glue, cardstock

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP 1:  Volunteer will pre- cut the body parts of the people from the magazine or internet pictures.

STEP 2: After viewing Picasso’s Cubist Period examples, give the children a piece of cardstock and glue. The children will create a cubist-inspired collage by assembling and glueing eyes, hair, noses and lips from multiple angles.

Blue Collage Inspired by Picasso’s Blue Period

NAME OF PROJECT:  Blue Collage

BASED ON ARTWORK BY: Pablo Picasso

MAIN ARTWORK USED: Selection of artwork from the Blue Period

SUBMITTED BY:   Ms. Knecht

GRADE LEVEL: Pre-K

MATERIALS:  

Newspaper, fabric, white poster board, glue, blue paint in various shades/ hues

INSTRUCTIONS: 

STEP 1:  Volunteer to cut the newspaper and fabric into pieces

STEP 2:  After viewing Picasso’s Blue Period examples, the children will collage different kinds of paper and fabric onto white poster board with glue.

STEP 3:  Then the children will paint over the collage with different shades of blue paint.