Art Lesson PORTRAITS - Looking in the Mirror (paint)
Techniques are teacher guided and includes student choice opportunities.
Suitable for upper primary / elementary and middle school.
Great teaching guide for the start of the year, explores facial proportions, observational drawing and tonal painting.
This is a PDF resource consisting of 46 pages, with links to the New Zealand curriculum. It will provide a term's worth of learning as follows:
1) Develop Practical Knowledge in the Visual Arts (P.K) - Develop my observational drawing skills and Explore the use of paint as a medium,
2) Develop Ideas in the Visual Arts (DI) - Use proportion theory and Demonstrate light & shade in my portrait,
3) Communicate and Interpret the Visual Arts (C.I) - Show my personality through my self portrait,
4) Understand the Visual Arts in Context (U.C) - Discuss other artist's work and the choices I made to create my portrait.
Lessons are step-by-step and easy to follow. Contains lesson sequence, unit plan, self assessment, teacher assessment. Full colour and brimming with progress photographs. Examples in this unit were made by Y2-Y4 students.