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Art Book Page 8: About the Artist

Art Book Page 8: About the Artist
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Students will explore how they see themselves as they create a self portrait for their art book.

What You Need:

  • 9″ x 12″ heavy paper (Sulphite)
  • Crayons or markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • About the Artist handout
  • 12″ x 18″ construction paper for the book page

What You Do:

Explain that students will be making a self portrait or a picture of themselves.

If possible, have students look in a mirror to help them focus on their facial features.

Encourage them to draw a picture of themselves using crayons, markers, etc. They can draw only their faces, or they can draw their entire bodies…

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