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112 resources with the concept self portraits

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Technology as a Design Tool for self-portraits

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners create self-portraits using the technology of digital cameras mixed with other media. Adobe Photoshop is a requirement for this specific three week project. State standards for the arts are addressed.
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Portraits of the Artist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on the different roles they have for themselves in a journal entry. After reading an article, they discover information on the life of Rembrandt. In groups, they examine the roles of Rembrandt in his self-portrait and...
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Andy Warhol/Digital Self-Portraits

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research the life and art of Andy Warhol and create a digitally manipulated photographic self-portrait. Students conclude the assignment by writing a poem to describe the point-of-view taken in their digital photo.
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Special Me Slide Show

For Teachers K
Students listen to a short story "I Like Myself" and express ideas orally and with pictures. They create a slide show self-portrait using Kid Pix, including a brief written summary.
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Self Portrait on Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are guided into creating their own self-portrait in steps using colored pastels. They also use their self-portraits as a springboard to write a personal narrative. This is a cool lesson plan!
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Metaphoric Self Portrait

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create 3D self-portraits using various sculpture materials that convey different meanings and emotions.
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Tribal (or Ethnic) Self Portrait

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create self-portraits in which they represent themselves as a member of a tribe.
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Ceramic Relief Portrait

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use draped slab and slab method to create a relief sculpture, adding coil and slab decoration. They study facial features and form them in clay. They study symbolism in Renaissance relief terra cottas.
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Negative vs. Positive Thoughts

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders see themselves and how they think they are seen, which can be sometimes quite different. Self-esteem portrait allows the student to say how they think others see them, how they see themselves, and how others do indeed see...
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Portrait Part Collage

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the concept of self-potraiture using examples. They create their own portraits that are put into a class collage. The skills of working cooperatively with art and appreciation of classmate's work is practiced.
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Self-portraits: Integrating Arts And the Language Arts

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students look into a mirror and draw their own self-portraits. Then they write a descriptive essay, describing the portrait and the features of their face.
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Face It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the proportions of the human face and utilize a graph to draw a self portrait based upon the techniques and styles of a variety of artists.
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Looking at Portraits: Looking at One's Self

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine Charles-Antoine Coypel's Self-Portrait and explain what he shows in this work.
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Introduction to German Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore world geography by completing foreign language art projects. For this German language lesson, students identify Germany and the language that is spoken in the country. Students view images of objects and pronounce them...
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All About Me: Digital Portfolio

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create digital portfolios. In this careers lesson, students conduct research and use digital tools so that they can plan and present multimedia presentations that feature their best work, their extracurricular activities, and...
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Self Portraits Part 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concept of Cubist art. In this visual arts lesson, 6th graders examine examples of Pablo Picasso's work and they create self portraits in Cubist style.
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Self-Portraits

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create self-portraits. In this visual arts lesson, 6th graders examine the relationship between mood and color value in pieces of art. Students create self-portraits that convey mood using cut paper and glue.
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All Kinds of People - Myself

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners complete activities to study artists and self-portraits. In this self-portraits lesson, students make a collection of photographs of themselves from their lives and draw self-portraits using a mirror. Learners draw portraits of...
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Colors of My Skin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students cooperate in small groups to prepare paint colors that match their own skin colors. They share a variety of paint colors which they mix individually to create a shade that matches their own skin tone. They discuss the colors...
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What is Important to You?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the life of Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist known for her self-portraits. After discussing her works and life as an artist, students use mirrors to examine their faces and begin drawing their own self-portraits.
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Self-portrait Projects

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teacher discusses drawing of facial features with middle schoolers. They then research facial features of famous artists and children's illustrators on the Internet. Students then will create a self-portrait using paper and pencil.
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Creating a digital Self-Portrait

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a digital camera and take photographs of each other wearing a "costume" of their choice in front of a blue screen. They work cooperatively to complete the photographs by placing it into a background and setting...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the question "who am I?" They create an original self-portrait of themselves that incorporates written words. Students' self-portraits depict who they are.
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"Where's Waldo" About Me Drawing - Self "Portrait"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students identify the cultural clues found within art forms by producing a work of art based on their personal experiences and create a work of art about themself. They recognize how technical elements affect art and how to implement...