Picasso Study

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”

–Pablo Picasso

Picasso Study

2.5″ x 3.5″ Gouache on Art Spectrum Colourfix

I did this study for the Masters exchange I was in with WetCanvas.  When you look at a photograph of the original, it looks so easy, but that is so deceptive.  I did another Picasso ATC during that swap.

Here are the originals.

Pablo Picasso Autoportrait 1899-1900

Pablo Picasso Portrait d' Utrillo 1899-1900

Pablo Picasso – 1881-1973

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No other artist is more associated with the term Modern Art than Pablo Picasso. He created thousands of paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics during a time span of about 75 years. For many Picasso is the greatest art genius of the twentieth century. For others he is a gifted charlatan. Undisputed is the fact that he influenced and dominated the art of the twentieth century like no other modern artist.   more….

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lesliepaints
    Jan 26, 2010 @ 16:22:56

    Picasso is someone I was not interested in before I began to create and draw and then paint. Now? He and Van Gogh are two artists whose works I love to look at for everything “telling”. in them. Nice paintings, Beth!

    Reply

    • Beth Parker
      Jan 26, 2010 @ 17:05:29

      Thanks, Leslie! Having never been to art school, I learned a lot during this trade. I became fascinated with Edward Hopper & George Seurat. I had never actually studied any of their paintings until then. It was fascinating!

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