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WARM-UP!


In your opinion,
what’s the most
difficult part
about drawing
faces? Please be
prepared to share
your answer.
Drawing Portraits
(it’s not as scary as you think)
What is a portrait?


A portrait is a painting,
photograph, sculpture, or
other artistic
representation of a
person, in w...


Some of the earliest
surviving painted
portraits of people
who were not kings
or emperors, are the
funeral portraits th...


The art of the portrait
flourished in Ancient Greek
and especially Roman
sculpture, where sitters
demanded individualiz...


During the 4th
century, the
portrait began to
retreat in favor of
an idealized
symbol of what
that person looked
like.
...


True portraits of
the outward
appearance of
individuals reemerged in the
late Middle Ages

Portrait of Henry the
VIII


When the artist creates
a portrait of him- or
herself, it is called a
self-portrait.

Self Portrait by Vincent
Van Gogh
Self Portrait of
Pablo Picasso


Self Portrait
of Salvador
Dali


Dual Self Portrait
by Stella Im
Hultberg
Portrait Pre-Assessment


To see where you’re at (an to have something to
compare your final drawing to) we’re going to b...
Creating Value Scales


Value refers to the lightness or the darkness of a
color



A value scale shows the wide range o...
WARM-UP!


Look at the image of the ruler below and find the one
inch mark.



We will be creating 1 inch by 1 grids ove...
To-Do List



1. Finish practice grid drawing
2. Draw grid over final draft paper and reference
photos (same photo your ...
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  1. 1. WARM-UP!  In your opinion, what’s the most difficult part about drawing faces? Please be prepared to share your answer.
  2. 2. Drawing Portraits (it’s not as scary as you think)
  3. 3. What is a portrait?  A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person Gwyneth Paltrow, 2008 Montse Bernal
  4. 4.  Some of the earliest surviving painted portraits of people who were not kings or emperors, are the funeral portraits that survived in the dry climate of Egypt's Fayum district. The portraits covered the faces of those who were mummified for burial. Mummy portraits done on board with tempera paint. From the 2nd Century
  5. 5.  The art of the portrait flourished in Ancient Greek and especially Roman sculpture, where sitters demanded individualized and realistic portraits, even unflattering ones Roman portraiture is characterized by its "warts and all" realism
  6. 6.  During the 4th century, the portrait began to retreat in favor of an idealized symbol of what that person looked like. Roman Emperor Constantine I Roman Emperor Theodosius I
  7. 7.  True portraits of the outward appearance of individuals reemerged in the late Middle Ages Portrait of Henry the VIII
  8. 8.  When the artist creates a portrait of him- or herself, it is called a self-portrait. Self Portrait by Vincent Van Gogh
  9. 9. Self Portrait of Pablo Picasso
  10. 10.  Self Portrait of Salvador Dali
  11. 11.  Dual Self Portrait by Stella Im Hultberg
  12. 12. Portrait Pre-Assessment  To see where you’re at (an to have something to compare your final drawing to) we’re going to be drawing portraits from photographs.  DON’T PANIC! These are NOT being graded!
  13. 13. Creating Value Scales  Value refers to the lightness or the darkness of a color  A value scale shows the wide range of lightness and darkness you can achieve with your pencil and ebony pencil
  14. 14. WARM-UP!  Look at the image of the ruler below and find the one inch mark.  We will be creating 1 inch by 1 grids over our reference photos and drawing paper. Why is it important to make sure your measurements are exact?
  15. 15. To-Do List   1. Finish practice grid drawing 2. Draw grid over final draft paper and reference photos (same photo your use for your portrait preassessment)  **make sure your measurements are carefully done  Begin with a line drawing of your photo, paying close attention to where things are located in the boxes and how large or small they are within the box
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