Indirect Self Portrait Collage

Activity Created by: Ferdine LeBlanc

Lesson Plans Created by: Amber Scott, Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture

Formal Lesson Plan and TEKS Information (COMING SOON!)

 

A self-portrait can be more than just a drawing or painting of yourself. It can be an abstract representation of who you are as a person.

Activity 1:

Explore some famous self-portraits here. Then, write down ten things you like about yourself or make a list of things you like.

Activity 2:

Materials for self-portraits

Instructions:

●Place your hand on paper and trace around it with pencil or marker.

 

● Decorate the outside area of their hand. Decoration may be different colors y0u like, patterns/symbols, or a scene. It’s up to you!

 

● Once finished, look through magazines for images/letters/ text that relate to your list created in Activity 1.

● Cut or tear out pieces to glue to the inside of your hand tracing.

● You can add as much or as little as you choose!

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