The Portrait Party Box

Artists have painted portraits for thousands of years, capturing kings and princes as well as maids and merchants. These images make us ask questions about who those people were and why they had their images captured for others to see so many years later. We explore some new artistic mediums; from multimedia with Frida Kahlo; watercolours with Picasso; and oil pastels with Modigliani.

453 in stock

£27.00

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The story of the Portrait Party box

We are going to take inspiration from some of the masters of portrait painting: Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso and Amedeo Modigliani. Each of these artists shows us different styles and different materials that can be used to make a face. We explore some new artistic mediums; from multimedia with Frida Kahlo; water colours with Picasso; and oil pastels with Modigliani. The best way to learn how to draw a face is to try it. First, try to draw your friend’s face, or a face from a book, or a famous artist… and then try to draw your own! We’re sure you’ll feel inspired, and we hope you’ll also have lots of fun!

What’s inside the box?

3 Art projects inspired by 3 different artists with clear instructions to start independent creativity
1 Leaflet of process ideas and LoLA recommendations
Plenty of quality art materials for one child, with leftovers for your art supplies

What materials will I receive?

Beads
Black paper
Craft wire
Flowers
Craft gems
Oil pastels
Paint brush
Pencil
Pompoms
Printed decorated papers
PVA glue
Water paints
White paper (A3, A4)

Any recommendations for related books or trips?

Frida Kahlo (Little People, Big Dreams), Lincoln Children’s
Books V&A Introduces – Frida Kahlo, Puffin Books
When Pigasso met Mootisse, by Nina Laden, Chronicle Books