Portrait drawing: Lesson 1 scaling up, drawing parts of a face, pencil drawing.

Self -Identity portrait project. This is lesson 1 where students take their own photo and then start to do a drawing of parts of the face. There are examples of face details and then there is an example of how to scale this up. There is a homework biro drawing task.

There are other lessons to follow up on this drawing of task, where students have to interpret their face in various artist styles and culturally interpret their own identity.

Lesson objectives

To draw the proportions of the face in your book

To do a photo-shoot and take a photo to use for your portrait drawing where you scale up this picture.

To do a pencil tonal value

Through out the whole scheme the project
success criterias are:
To learn about the proportions of the face

To practise drawing various parts of the face

To draw a portrait drawing using the grid technique

To look at various examples of portrait artists.

To develop a tonal grid and to understand the light and dark planes in a face.

To understand how to do a grid drawing

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Created: Aug 21, 2018

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