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We found 223 resources with the concept portraiture
Students examine a variety of portraits and distinguish them from other art forms such as landscapes and still lifes. They investigate why artists make portraits and why patrons wish to have portraits made.
Students write a formal letter to an artist using art vocabulary they have reviewed in class. They commission a portrait from the artist. They share their letters with the class.
Students distinguish portraits from other forms of art and develop their own criteria for analyzing portraits. They discuss what is unique about a portrait, why artists create portraits, and the style of portraits.