For this assignment, students learned how to draw a portrait from a photograph using pencil-measuring techniques. Above left is my example, and the right image shows a student’s progress. While students worked on their drawings, I delivered presentations introducing them to interesting facts and important works for each artist.
Below: Pop artists Andy Warhol and Keith Haring.
Below: Surrealist artist Salvador Dali and photo-realistic portrait artist and photographer Chuck Close.
Below: American painter Georgia O’Keeffe and Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.
Below: Cubist painter Pablo Picasso and surrealist Salvador Dali.