Art Portraits: Looking in the Mirror
PDF format. Great unit to start the year. The sixth unit explores proportions, observational drawing and tonal painting. This is a PDF resource consisting of 46 pages, written for New Zealand schools. This unit 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.