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Self-Portrait, Mirrors and Metamorphosis!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using M.C. Escher's Hand with Reflecting Sphere as inspiration, learners create their own set of self-portraits using various reflective surfaces. The lesson begins with a discussion about portraiture and ends with a presentation of work...
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Collage Self-Portrait

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here is a beautiful art instructional activity which has young artists make a collage self-portrait using images of food. Pupils create a two-dimensional self-portrait using pictures of food and food-related items cut from magazines. A...
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Picasso Portraits

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore Pablo Picasso. In this art history and face drawing lesson, read a brief biography of Pablo Picasso. Draw a self portrait following guided instruction by the teacher.  Paint a self-portrait and practice adding white and black to...
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Golden Portraits

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars examine a self-portrait collage before making one of themselves. In this self portrait instructional activity students examine an image of Luis Nino's, "Our Lady of the Victory of Malaga." They design a self-portrait of...
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Painting Faces: Interpreting Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Over the course of four sessions, upper elementary learners explore the elements of visual art and portraiture and the work of Canadian painter Robert Harris (links included). (Paintings by any portrait artist will fit the plan; choose...
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Drawing Portraits Using a Grid

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A well-developed art lesson plan is always great to have around. This lesson plan on portrait drawing includes a full procedure, modifications, background information on artist Chuck Close, recommended websites, and a few thoughts from...
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An Electronic Self-Portrait Lesson Plan - A Unit for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Using a photo of themselves for inspiration, learners create a multi-media self-portrait. A digital image of each child is taken, it is uploaded into the computer where is can be experimented with in a digital format. Young artists then...
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I Am Unique! Making Self-Portraits

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
You are special and unlike anyone else in the world! Help young artists express their unique identities with a self-portrait lesson that combines social and emotional learning with visual arts.
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Self-Portrait Book

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study self-portraits taken by photographers to explain the technique and symbolism used. They decide what they would like to say about themselves in their images and then, take pictures of each other. They create an iPhoto book.
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Make a Van Gogh-Style Self-Portrait

For Students 4th - 7th
Learn by doing! Young artists try their hand at creating their own self-portraits in the style of Vincent van Gogh. This worksheet contains a brief explanation of the essential qualities of van Gogh's art: complementary colors and...
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A Cultural Portrait

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore heritage and identity through an examination of art and a related project. The featured art, related to the African diaspora, includes several types of art created by different artists. Pupils consider their own backgrounds and...
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
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Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Artist's Community: The Real

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is real or imagined? The lines of beauty reality, and imagination are blurred in Elizabeth Peyton's portraits of her community. Learners analyze her use of artistic technique in conveying real and imagined communities. They then use...
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Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Portraits: Androgyny in Contemporary Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Portraiture, artistic expression, romanticism, and androgyny are discussed in a thought-provoking lesson. Upper graders first discuss and examine the history of portraiture and the elements common to the Romantic style. Then they turn...
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Van Gogh’s Self-Portraits

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Scholars get to know famous Dutch painter, Vincent van Gogh, as an artist as well as a person. After reading personal letters and analyzing paintings, participants paint two self-portraits that represent their personality. Then, write a...
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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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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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Careers and Self-Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
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Famous Artists Lapbook

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Create mini books with some of the most beautiful and well-known masterpieces of our time. Learners read short paragraphs about famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, and Johannes Vermeer, and create different kinds of...
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The Portrait Project Creating Conversations Among Famous Faces of the Past

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore historical portraits through art, world history, and drama. Budding thespians view websites featuring historical portraits, then choose a person of interest to research. They role play the part of this historical figure and...
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Self Portrait

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Some of the most treausured pieces of art I have from my daughter's early school years are her self-portraits. It's such fun to see what her own idea of herself was back then. This resource encourages youngsters to make pictures of...
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Pastel Scratch Portrait

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
A great cross-curricular project for any art classroom, this activity encourages young artists to consider color, pattern, texture, shape and line in their depiction of a historical figure. After researching a historical figure of their...
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Portrait Parody

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use modern materials and technology to create a modern portrait modeled after a Renaissance picture.