Mixed Media Portraits - Kids Art Class
This was one of those projects that took me longer to prepare than it took the kids to complete. I took photos of my students and edited them using photoshop prior to class. I am still a novice with photoshop so it took longer than it probably should have! I changed the photos to black and white, then went to greyscale, adjusted the contrast and highlights, then applied the halftone effect. The edited photos were then printed onto transparency paper. In class, I had my students cover their…
Shattered Portraits of People Art of Shattered People Picasso Painting on top right. TEACHER EXAMPLES This example of mine is sort of a cubist self-portrait using crazy abstract colors. I tried to keep things in the relative area they are naturally in. This example of mine is using more neutral tones and it is harder to see who the person is in the portrait. This is because the features are more various and jumbled around in the composition. THE HANDOUT THE ART MOVEMENT Early 20th Century…
Clay Picasso Faces
On Thursday before Spring break, my first class of 3rd graders finished their clay Picasso faces. This essentially turned out to be a 4-day project, but I'm pretty sure next year I could squeeze it down to a 3-day project instead. Here's my previous post about building the faces. I love the one on the right! Such a cool ear and funny mustache!
more papier mache. this is a small wall piece that i had so much fun making. i love painting faces - bringing little creatures and people to life! she's sleeping and possibly making me a little tiny bit drowsy, too...... (she's for sale, by the way)