Students in any grade level review photographs taken by Canadian artists. They complete different activties based on their age and practice looking at the world through a camera lens. They also complete self-portraits at the secondary level.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Self-Portraits Inspired By Saint Helena
Students create their own self-portrait revealing personal information employing two types of aesthetics: imitation and expression. Emphasis is placed on the painting "Saint Helena with True Cross" created by Lucus Cranch the Elder.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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 instructional activity contains a brief explanation of the essential qualities of van Gogh's art: complementary...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Self-Portrait, Mirrors and Metamorphosis!
Using M.C. Escher's Hand with Reflecting Sphere as inspiration, learners create their own set of self-portraits using various reflective surfaces. The lesson begins with a discussion about portraiture and ends with a presentation of work...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
An Electronic Self-Portrait Lesson Plan - A Unit for Middle School
Using a photo of themselves for inspiration, learners create a multi-media self-portrait. A digital image of each child is taken, it is uploaded into the computer where is can be experimented with in a digital format. Young artists then...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts