Cut and Paste

Make a Picasso Fortune Teller

Learn about the Picasso's life and create your own artwork inspired by the artist

Black and white photograph of Pablo Picasso as a young man

Portrait de Picasso dans l'atelier du Bateau-Lavoir, Paris 1908 Paris, musée national Picasso – Paris

Spanish artist Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous artists of the twentieth-century. Use this fortune teller to discover more about his life and create your own Picasso-inspired artwork!

Get some Picasso inspiration

Pablo Picasso, ‘Weeping Woman’ 1937
Pablo Picasso
Weeping Woman 1937
Tate
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2018
Pablo Picasso, ‘The Studio’ 1955
Pablo Picasso
The Studio 1955
Tate
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2018
Pablo Picasso, ‘Bust of a Woman’ 1944
Pablo Picasso
Bust of a Woman 1944
Lent from a private collection 2011
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2018
Pablo Picasso, ‘Horse with a Youth in Blue’ 1905–6
Pablo Picasso
Horse with a Youth in Blue 1905–6
Tate
© Succession Picasso/DACS 2018

You can find out more about the artist here.

What you need

  • A printer
  • 2 x sheets of plain A4 paper to print your activity
  • Some paper to use for painting and drawing
  • A pair of scissors
  • Some paints, pencils, pens or crayons
  • Some paints and paintbrushes
  • Some shells or things you might find at the beach
  • Your imagination (you'll definitely need this!)

Do it!

Page one of the Picasso Fortune Teller download
Page two of the Picasso Fortune Teller download

Download and print out this activity. You will need to print on 2 separate sheets of A4 paper.

Make sure you recycle the fortune teller and scraps of paper once you are done!

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