Pablo Picasso – Guernica masterpiece
Students will explore the artist’s revolutionary methods and make the masterpiece “Guernica” with our Spanish Visual Artists.
Through the creation of this amazing masterpiece, students have the opportunity to further develop their understanding of Spanish Civil War.
The activity consists of creating a group version of the Guernica painting divided into sections. Each students will experiment with different techniques such painting, drawing, writing and collage in order to create a personal version of the masterpiece.
The purpose of this workshop is to familiarize the students with Spanish art while advancing their language development. Pupils will learn new Spanish vocabulary in a fun way, learning about Picasso´s life, work and general context. In addition they will assimilate new terms regarding the techniques and materials used. Students can also choose to paint a portrait or self-portrait in the style of Cubism, in which Picasso´s work will be the source of inspiration.
Facilitator: Visual artist. Maximun 30 students
From 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours duration.
Other artists available: Miró, Dalí, Sorolla, Frida Kahlo and many more.
“The Picasso workshop was fantastic. Gloria (visual artist) was able to present such a complex artist in such a way that all students were engaged and enjoying the event. If I had to give both Maria and Gloria a score from 1 to 10, I would give them 11, because the proved to be very serious and committed professionals, with sheer passion for their fields and, the most important thing, sheer passion for Spain and Spanish culture. Presentation was excellent, as it kept the students on task and focused.”
Ruth Picado – Head of Spanish
Portland Place 20 Year 7 students. Picasso Workshop