David Hockney Inspired Photomontage


To identify Cubist works, especially Pablo Picasso and the Cubist-inspired works of David Hockney;

To learn perspective and planning strategies to create a digital photomontage.



Questions: Refer to the above web sites and answer the questions below in a google doc. Put in your shared folder upon completion.

  1. When did the Cubist Period occur? Who is credited with this style?

  2. What are aspects features of the Cubist Artwork?

  3. What Cubist features do you notice in David Hockney's work? Where and how might he have influenced by the cubist period?


  1. You will work in groups of two or three.

  2. Decide on a scene/subject matter that you want to capture. Think about your surroundings; what scene might be a good one to portray?

  3. At least 2 people must be included in your scene.

  4. Photograph your scene from many different perspectives. This means shooting closeups as well.

  5. You should have at least 40 images. You probably will not use all of them in your final montage.

  6. Upload the images to your computer.

  7. With your group decide which images you will print. You should print about 16 images to start (8 pages).

  8. Put two images on a page and print.

  9. You will need to cut the images apart once printed.

  10. The images may be different sizes, or not.

  11. You may use images more than once and should use several images to create your collage.

  12. Arrange your images in a creative way; think about placement and composition: the use of the page.

  13. Before gluing, be sure your images are placed where you want them.

  14. Your final montage should communicate your original scene/idea in a unique and innovative way.

  15. Once your final composition is arranged, glue to the 22" x 28" tag board.

  16. Title your final piece of artwork and be sure all of your names are on it.