A Picasso inspired Valentine’s Day card! Explore the fun side of the famous artist, Pablo Picasso by making your own cubist card for Valentine’s Day! It is a great way to create Valentine’s Day art with kiddos of all ages. Grab our free printable Valentine’s heart template below to get started!

PICASSO VALENTINE ART FOR KIDS

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WHO IS PABLO PICASSO?

Pablo Picasso was a famous artist from Spain who is known world wide for his contributions to the art world. He was born in 1881 and lived to be 91 years old. Picasso is most famous for his paintings and sculptures, but he was also a printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer.

Picasso was a pioneer of an art movement called Cubism, which involved breaking down objects and people into geometric shapes and rearranging them in abstract compositions.

Create a fun Valentine’s Day card in the cubist style of Picasso. Divide a heart into geometric shapes for Picasso Valentine art.

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WHY STUDY FAMOUS ARTISTS?

Studying the artwork of the masters not only influences your artistic style but even improves your skills and decisions when creating your own original work.

It is great for kids to be exposed to different styles of art, experiment with different mediums, and techniques through our famous artist art projects.

Kids may even find an artist or artists whose work they really like and will inspire them to do more of their own art work.

Why is learning about art from the past important?

  • Kids who are exposed to art have an appreciation for beauty!
  • Kids who study art history feel a connection to the past!
  • Art discussions develop critical thinking skills!
  • Kids who study art learn about diversity at a young age!
  • Art history can inspire curiosity!

More Famous Artist-Inspired Valentine’s Art:

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR FREE PRINTABLE VALENTINE ART PROJECT!

PICASSO VALENTINE

SUPPLIES:

  • Heart Template
  • Markers
  • Oil pastels
  • Colored pencils
  • Watercolor

INSTRUCTIONS:

STEP 1: Print out the heart template.

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STEP 2: Using a ruler and marker to design your cubist style heart. Divide the heart and the background using nothing but straight lines. What shapes can you make?

Want to try another art project in the Cubist style? Check out our Picasso faces project!

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STEP 3: Now use a variety of mixed media to color your Picasso heart. Mix and match any color palette you like!

Colored pencils!

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Oil pastels!

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Watercolors!

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Optional: Turn your Picasso heart into a colorful Valentine’s Day card by gluing onto cardstock.

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Helpful Art Resources To Get You Started

Here are a few resources to help you introduce art more effectively to your kids or students and feel confident when presenting materials. You’ll find helpful free printables throughout.

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