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Computer Art ala Picasso!

There are so many ways to be cre­ative with a com­puter!  Here’s a site where you can click and drag to cre­ate your very own Picasso-like por­trait. This would be a fun activ­ity for stu­dents after learn­ing about the real Picasso!  Be sure to check out this site’s “gallery” to see the fun oth­ers have […]

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Picasso Portraits — Kindergarten Style!

Picasso gives us many great oppor­tu­ni­ties to teach about abstract art! I like to do this les­son with my Kinders after I teach them the more “tra­di­tional” meth­ods of draw­ing por­traits. They really enjoy this chance to “get a lit­tle crazy” with their art! (Warn­ing: Get ready to hear some of the FUNNIEST com­ments from […]

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More about Picasso.…

Self-Portrait 1907 by Pablo Picasso Yesterday’s post, “Wild ‘n Crazy Picasso Por­traits”, left me inspired to write a lit­tle bit more about this amaz­ing artist… Span­ish artist, Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), is often under-appreciated by peo­ple who don’t know much about him.… I usu­ally have to remind stu­dents of “Rule #1″ when teach­ing a class about […]

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Wild ‘n Crazy Picasso Portraits

Picasso Por­traits”, taught by Mrs. Mendence to her 2nd graders,after attend­ing my teacher work­shop, “Teach Kids Art with Mark­ers” Noth­ing beats abstract art for get­ting kids to loosen up and just have fun with being cre­ative! Not hav­ing to worry about mak­ing your pic­ture look “real­is­tic” really takes the pres­sure off, and for many, can […]

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And He Thought the World Didn’t Make Sense Then!

Syl­vette” by Pablo Picasso “The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pic­tures that do?” ~Pablo Picasso By the way, this paint­ing sold a few months ago in Syd­ney, Aus­tralia for 6.9 mil­lion.… Maybe when it comes to art, mak­ing sense is not the point???!

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What Is Art??

So what is Art, any­way?? Not to get all philo­soph­i­cal or any­thing, but you have to admit that’s a good ques­tion! If you ask 100 peo­ple, you’re likely to get 100 dif­fer­ent answers. I recently attended an exhibit at the Den­ver Art Museum titled, “What is Art?”. This ques­tion was posed to exhibit view­ers who […]

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Every Child is an Artist

Every child is an artist. The prob­lem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” ~ Pablo Picasso Art Pho­bia.…many adults have it, but it doesn’t seem to be some­thing we’re born with. Have you ever seen a three year old intim­i­dated by a big piece of white paper and a huge brush […]

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