Picasso Collage Dogs

In this lesson you will learn about a Spanish artist named Pablo Picasso. You will also create some awesome looking abstract dogs in the style of cubism.

Picasso's Three Musicians

To view more collage images from this artist you can click here or type "Picasso Collage" into your search engine.

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    Fill Out the Worksheet

    Fill out the worksheet you were given in class. Once it is graded and returned to you BE SURE and tape it inside your sketchbook as you will need it for the open note quiz down the road. If you need a copy you can download it here http://www.artgeekteaching.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Picasso-Dogs-Vocab-Wrksht_handout.pdf

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    View at least 4 pieces of Cubism

    View at least 4 pieces of Cubist art and choose a favorite. Write a properly formed paragraph about it. It does not need to be from Picasso it could be from any famous artist that created cubism. Here are a few to choose from Georges Braque, Albert Gleizes, Juan Gris, Paul Klee, and Jean Dominique Antony Metzinger. Include an image of your chosen piece and the artist name. Type the paper and hand it in next class.
    There are more in depth directions and formatting and layout guidelines listed on a separate page. I can't link to it directly from this section so you can cut and paste the following link into a browser http://www.artgeekteaching.com/blog/cubism-paragraph/
    OR you can go below the blue boxes and click on the "Cubism Paragraph page"

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    Watch the video below

    This is what we will be doing in class. Click on the blue link below this blue box and watch the video. Be prepared to discuss. If we already watched the video you are ready to create your dog in cubist style next class.

Picasso Week Vocabulary

Representational-The word "representational," when used to describe a work of art, means that the work depicts something easily recognized by most people. Art that seeks to depict the physical appearance of reality; also called objective art and figurative art.

Non-Objective-Art-Non-Objective art takes nothing from reality. It is created purely for aesthetic reasons.

Abstract art-means there is something being depicted but the treatment has altered its appearance.

Cubism-Cubism was invented around 1907 in Paris by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Cubism was the first abstract style of modern art. A Cubist painting ignores the traditions of perspective drawing and shows you many views of a subject at one time.

Collage-is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole.

Form-a form is a three-dimensional geometrical figure (i.e.: sphere, cube, cylinder, cone, etc.)

Perspective-in art is the technique used to represent three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface (a piece of paper or canvas ) in a way that looks natural and realistic. Perspective is used to create an illusion of space and depth on a flat surface (or the picture plane)

Pablo Picasso-(1881–1973), Spanish painter and sculptor, resident in France: a highly influential figure in 20th-century art and a founder, with Braque, of cubism.

Profile-A representation of an object or structure seen from the side.

Unity-is the feeling of harmony between all parts of the work of art, which creates a sense of completeness. Click here for a drawing that illustrates Unity.

If you are confused about the differences between representational, abstract and non-objective art you can go to this website for a really great explanation. http://thevirtualinstructor.com/types-of-art.html