How Do I see Myself
The Self Portrait is one method artists use to express their individuality. In this quarter students will investigate how and why artists have created self portraits. Students will have the opportunity to choose an artist for further investigation. Students will also have choice in media and technique. This unit is also adaptable for limited media choice.
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Advanced Art Self Portrait
How do I see myself?
Unit Length: 13 (90 minute) class periods.
Day 1: Introduction to Self Portrait Art
Objective: Students will investigate how and why artists have created self portraits.
Day 2-4: Research and Brain Storming
Objective 1: Investigate the work of a chosen artist. (This may be text or web based research)
Objective 2: Design a self portrait using gained knowledge about a chosen artist as a guide for individual art work creation.
Day 5-12: Studio for individual Self Portrait artworks.
Objective: Create a self portrait in a chosen style.
Day 13: Reflection and Presentation
Objective: Display and articulate individual artistic process in creating a self portrait.