Expressive self portraits

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Expressive self portraits

  1. 1. BLACK DIAMOND BLACK RAIN
  2. 2. MIZARU MUSICAL CHAIR
  3. 3. Use your experiences to give you something to work with.
  4. 4. Do have something in common with someone famous?
  5. 5. Words can be important.
  6. 6. Mixed MediaSelf-PortraitGuidelines• Create an environment –based on your personalword poem• Limited color palette that isbased on your emotions tiedto your word poem
  7. 7. Mixed Media Self-Portrait Guidelines• Multiple Views of yourself and beable to explain why you used thistype of drawing:• Portrait with limited values• Profiles• Straight forward portraitviews• Portraits where your eyesdon’t engage the viewer• “x-ray” drawings in black orwhite• Instead of black as asilhouette color, use white• Draw in chalk pastel• Overlap images of yourself• Proportional changes• Draw on tracing paper andglue it into the piece• Collage or mixed media• Unexpected perspective
  8. 8. What mediacan you use?• Newspaper• Magazines• Acrylic Paint• India Ink• Gesso• Charcoal• Pencil• Sharpie• Tracing Paper

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