Pablo Picasso : A Influential Painter

1135 WordsApr 18, 20165 Pages
The world is filled with many forms of art. No matter if it’s paintings, animations, graphics, or photography. However, paintings contain back story and many more emotions. Pablo Picasso is a great example of a very skilled painter. He was able to plant all his emotions into a vacant canvas. Not only that, but he was also a very influential painter because he started at a young age, most of his painting skills were innovated, and he also created his own form of painting: Cubism. Picasso at the age of three learned how to say “piz, piz” in an attempt to say “lápiz” meaning pencil in Spanish. His father, José Ruiz y Blasco, began teaching Picasso at a young age. Picasso’s father was an art teacher that was highly skilled and well respected. Picasso at the age of seven began learning the basics to figure drawing and oil painting, with his father mentoring him. By the time Picasso was thirteen, he was able to exceed his father’s skills. At the age of fourteen, Picasso and his family moved to Barcelona. There he attended Barcelona’s renowned School of Fine Arts. Then when he was sixteen, his family moved to Madrid and he attended the Royal Academy of San Fernando. In both Academies, he expanded his skills and learning more techniques. Picasso, however, disliked going to school because he found them to be too strict. Picasso preferred to go to the cities and sketch the things he observed like the rundown buildings, poor people and such. After a couple years had passed, he ended
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