Make a Van Gogh-Style Self-Portrait

Learn by doing! Young artists try their hand at creating their own self-portraits in the style of Vincent van Gogh. This learning exercise contains a brief explanation of the essential qualities of van Gogh's art: complementary colors and distinctive brushstrokes. Then painters follow step by step instructions to create two self-portraits using a photocopies of pictures. As a final, closure activity, students write a letter to a friend analyzing their work, just as van Gogh often did!

46 Views 163 Downloads
Resource Details

Grade
4th - 7th
Subjects
English Language Arts
5 more...
Resource Types
Worksheets
4 more...