This is a 4 page assignment sheet for an animal human hybrid drawing project. It has for an oil pastel assignment, however could easily be changed to an ink drawing, chalk pastels, pencil, or other materials depending on your classroom supplies. It includes an assignment explanation, goals, evaluation, and reflection sheet. There are several image examples and 4 links to show students further examples of how to be creative with this project. It could also be used as a digital altering project in photoshop.
Depending on the length of your classes, probably a week would be a good amount of time to complete this. This also depends on the size of the images that students work on.
This project could be paired with lessons on mythology, ancient cultures, egyptian art, Greek and Roman mythology and art, as well as contemporary artists.
Lessons on drawing, using colour, and blending would also be taught alongside this assignment.