Today we are joining with our friends over at Messy Little Monster for a Famous Artists blog hop. I love learning about all the different styles of art! This series will help your little ones easily explore the many different techniques with engaging art projects inspired by some of the most well known artists. We chose to learn about modern day pop artist Romero Britto whose art can be found all around the world. His style are mostly influenced by cubism and pop art. The kids and I made our very own vibrant artwork inspired by pop artist Romero Britto.
About the Famous Artist
Romero Britto is a well-known modern day pop artist. He uses vibrant colors and bold patterns as a visual language of hope and happiness, reflecting his optimistic faith in the world around him. Britto was inspired by the vibrant art of Picasso and Matisse, which he combined with pop art to create his own unique and iconic style. His style has been described as ‘exuding warmth’ and evoking a spirit of hope. Bringing together bright colors and playful themes, his work has a childlike quality.
Here’s what you’ll need to make your own colorful drawings:
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- Markers – We used Mr Sketch to add a yummy smell to our art projects
- Cardstock or Drawing Paper
- Optional – Printable Coloring Pages
Both kids and I decided to color our own vibrant artwork inspired by Romero Britto. I found printable coloring pages online and we also drew our own based on several of the ones shown in the his main website. Draw in lines to create large shapes (sections). Fill these sections with colorful and bold patterns like shown on the website. Don’t be afraid to create your own take on it!
The kids loved this style and made quite a few drawings.
I love his sculpture installations which can be found all over the world with their cheerful colors.
Head over to the main page to find a few new art processes and techniques to try with the kids this summer.
What Romero Britto inspired artwork would you create? You might like this awesome lesson by Deep Space Sparkle who also includes a video tutorial in her post.