Speed Self-portraits: Exploring the use of curves and straight lines by using charcoal, sanguine pastels, and blending stumps. Introduction to charcoal pastels and tips on using them properly.
Charcoal speed self-portrait
Learn about the use of charcoal and sanguine in art history, starting from Prehistorical graffiti. Experiment with charcoal and sanguine pastels.
Explore speed freestyle mark-making techniques using freehand drawing to depict facial elements
Learn how to use lines to create shapes that are recognizable but not necessarily realistic and explore the difference between freehand curve drawing and straight-line drawings
Learn about self-representation and communication development by naming their facial features and depicting their mood the moment they self-present themselves.
Principles & Elements of Art
Elements Covered in this Lesson
Shape, Line, Value, Form, Blending, Color
Principles Covered in this Lesson
Movement, Unity, Contrast, Balance