This lesson is a fun substitute to regular portraits. First, the kids looked at pictures of Picasso’s portraits  and studied the shapes and patterns Picasso used. They loved Picasso’s way of drawing the facial features. Then, following a directed-line drawing the kids drew a head, neck, body and hair with a black oil pastel on white construction paper. Using colorful tempera paints, the children painted the different sections of their portraits, making sure they used two colors for their face. After the paint dried, they cut around the black line and use glue to apply the face to a colored piece of construction paper ,which they painted a design .

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