Year 4’s Picasso Work

Year 4 have been recreating some of Pablo Picasso’s classic work, including Portrait of Woman with a Hat using oil pastels. They have enjoyed finding out about this fascinating artist. Margaux Carins would like to share her research:

  • Picasso produced thousands of paintings and sculptures over his lifetime.
  • He painted his first painting at age 9 of a bullfighter.
  • His works was split into different stages including: The Blue Period; The Rose period; Cubism; Surrealism and Wartime.







“Every child is an artist. The trouble is how to remain an artist once he grows up,”

Pablo Picasso

Not all the children enjoyed using the pastels, finding them very messy! However, they were all thrilled with the results. I think you will agree they have done a fantastic job!