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Self-Portraits: Value Study and Famous Artists’ Styles
Objective: Students will study facial proportions. Students will
practice contour drawings of classmates, then draw a self-portrait
while looking into a mirror. Then students will add artistic style
to represent a famous Artist. Process: Use of Value scale and Art
History Research Part One: Black and White Portrait study of a
classmate. Student will draw from life and paint in achromatic
color scheme from the darkest black through the grays to pure
white. Students will draw on Watercolor paper and paint with
Tempera Paint. Reflection: What is the purpose of a value study?
How does value change your work from line to form? Is proportion
necessary when drawing portraits? Part Two: Color Self-Portrait
painting of an artistic style of personal preference. Student will
use a mirror to draw their self-portrait. Student will decide what
characteristics they want to add to their composition.
Reflection: Write an artist statement using complete sentences.
How would you describe the artists; style you have chose? In what
ways did you apply his or her stle in your work? What did you learn
by imitating another artist’s style? Rubric: ______/5 Expression:
An appreciation of how the artist style you applied to your work
affects expression _____/5 Skill in painting: An increased
awareness of the artist’s use of color to show unity and
overlapping color to show depth _____/5 Planning and research: A
sense of how artists focus viewers through the use of composition,
negative space, and background _____/5 Complete reflection Artist
Statement in complete sentences using appropriate terminology.
_____/5 Self Assessment and Peer Assessment _____/25 Total possible