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223 resources with the concept portraiture

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My Book and Me

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students compare and contrast a variety of books about children and then choose their favorite to incorporate into a life-size self-portrait. They examine self-portraits done by famous artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo daVinci,...
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Eyes That Talk

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore their personal strengths and characteristics and write a short description of themselves. Afterward, they create a dramatic self-portrait with an expression that identifies who they are. Students fill the areas around...
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Hold That Pose

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners discuss the painting The Radcliffe Family and discuss what it was like for them to hold poses for portraits. In this portrait lesson plan, students then pose stuffed animals and make their own portraits.
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Art Self-Assessment

For Students 8th - 12th
Reflection is a wonderful way to understand yourself as a learner or as an artist. Kids write a one-paragraph analysis of their own self-portrait. They focus on style, character traits, and self characterization.
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self-Portrait

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students create self-portraits. They examine thier faces and create a self-portrait using pencils and colored markers. Students examine various examples of self-portraits painted by famous artists. They use a mirror to examine what they...
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Self-Portrait With Literal Reference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create self-portraits using ideas from a particular theme and piece of literature in this high school Art lesson. Emphasis is placed on combining visual and literal material in a cohesive manner.
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Reflections Of Me!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a 2-D and 3-D work of art depicting qualities and experiences from their own lives. This innovative lesson uses hollowed out, recycled books as the "art canvas" for the project.
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You Are What You Eat!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create believable self-portraits incorporating selected food items as details, forms, and texturesThe compositional focus is a head-and-shoulders portrait appropriate to the food theme resulting in a humorous illustration....
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Self-Portraits Inspired By Saint Helena

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create their own self-portrait revealing personal information employing two types of aesthetics: imitation and expression. Emphasis is placed on the painting "Saint Helena with True Cross" created by Lucus Cranch the Elder.
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Presidential Picture

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners create miniature portraits of George Washington using a primary source image, watercolor pencils, colored pencils and white drawing paper. This Art lesson can be used as an introductory lesson on George Washington in a U.S....
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It's All In How You Look At It

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work collaboratively to create artistic renderings of digital photographs using a color value scale and grid techniques in this late-elementary school instructional activity based upon Ted Rose's book Discovering Drawing. The...
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I've Just Seen a Face: Portraits

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine portraits for different images they project, cite three purposes a portrait can serve, analyze portraits of historical figures, and relate biographical research to portraits.
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Portrait of a Friend

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students complete a graphic organizer about themselves and write a short auto-biography. They share their work with a classmate and draw a portrait of a classmate be displayed in the classroom.
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Technology in Art

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Complete three different self portraits in this art technology lesson. Your class will discuss the cubism genre and its characteristics. They create a regular self-portrait, a cubism self-portrait, and a cubism digital picture of...
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Drawing Lessons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize and respond to the content of visual art using art vocabulary. They recognize the differences between art materials, techniques, and processes.
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Self Portraits from the Future

For Teachers K - 6th
Students make craypa self portraits of what they might look like in 100 years. They explore the different ways of using craypas: smearing, blending, and scratching.
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Proportionate Portraits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students draw a portrait. In this portrait instructional activity students sketch two portraits from real life. Students use facial proportion guidelines.
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Self Portrait Jars: Labeling Ourselves

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create an alternative self-portrait. In this art lesson students study the artwork of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Students use her work as inspiration for a self-portrait in a jar form.
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Artistic Differences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create self-portraits as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year.  In this self portrait lesson students use generic child shaped outlines.  Students include information about themselves in their outline such as hair color,...
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Everyday People, Everyday Things: Book of Your Life Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students write their autobiography. In this writing lesson plan, students discuss what an autobiography is and why someone would want to write one. Students view sample self portraits and discuss the similarities to autobiographies....
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People, Places, and Things

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students review art history in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In this art history lesson, students discuss art vocabulary emphasizing landscape, portrait, and still life. They visit the museum and create their own pictures. 
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Community Symbols: Heroes and Leaders

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research the importance of community leaders in portraits. In this art history lesson, students look at the painting "The Ascension of Simon Bolivar on Mount Jamaica" and discuss what they see in the portrait. Students research...
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Making Money

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners analyze the artwork on US and foreign currency.  In this art lesson, students discuss the portraits and backgrounds on one dollar bills and foreign currency before creating their own "bills" with a face, background, and...
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Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research Sojourner Truth. For this African American history lesson, students discuss the life and cabinet card of Sojourner Truth. They replicate her card with one that shows the mood and activities of their own life.