Assignment three

Objectives for the Weeks of April 27- May 8:

Lesson 3:  Identity paintings.  Artists that challenge the conventions of traditional self-portraits.

Step 1. Students will read the scholastic art article Identity paintings 


Step 2. Students will complete a reading review based on the article.


Step 3: Students will use what they learned about self-portraits to develop a painting of their own likeness.  Step by step instructions and examples link.



AIII.3, AIII.4, AIII.6, AIII.11, AIII.14, AIII.23


Vocabulary: distorted, emphasize, exaggerate, realistic, simplify, stylized,

Materials: Acrylic paint, watercolor, colored pencils, graphite pencil, pastels or oil pastels.  Paint is the preferred material but students are encouraged to use any materials that they have access to.