Arcimboldo Collage

fruit+Lady208-945x1024Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian artist from the 1500s who spent years working as an official court painter. He developed a style of composing portraits from fruits, vegetables, etc., which was uniquely his own. “How Are You Peeling?” is a book that reminds us that our food can look a lot like faces, when using our imagination.
PREP: Print lots of Fruit pages in color for students to work with.
1. Students start by choosing a large shape to make the head, then the body, legs, arms. Details are added last.
3. After all the body parts are collected and laid out, they are attached with a glue stick.

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