4th Grade: Self Portraits
For this unit students learned how to create a self portrait using mapping lines to plot their facial features. Upon completion they used a ruler to measure out lines for their Radial Design that went on top of their portrait. Using a new painting technique students painted in their design making sure to keep everything balanced and symmetrical.
Vocabulary Learned: Self Portrait, Proportions, facial features, mapping, Radial Design, Design Principle: Balance, wash: watercolor technique, symmetrical, Mandala.
Materials Used: Heavy weight paper, pencil, ruler, hand held mirror, colored sharpies, watercolor paint.
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