Sunday, September 23, 2012

Realistic vs. Abstract Self-Portraits : 4th Grade

 This project was from the beginning of our 1st 9 weeks together and I just haven't gotten around to posting these. So here they are!
We discussed the steps of drawing a realistic self-portrait.
They outlined their pencil drawings with oil pastels....

They painted with tempera cakes...we talked about "arbitrary colors" that aren't realistic.

Finally, the next class I taught them about mixing skin tones using acrylic paint. (won't do that again!) And they painted over their arbitrary color with realistic colors....turned out pretty fun for an experimental project. :)

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