Picasso and African Masks

Materials Required:

  • Image of Picasso – Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
  • Images of African masks
  • Paper
  • Brown paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Oil pastels


We had a good look at Picasso‚Äôs Les Demoiselles d’Avignon and at some images of African masks. Inspired by these we created our own portraits, using brown paper for the face shape and oil pastel to add detail and colour.