Classroom Portrait Art Lesson

Grade Levels
K - 2nd, Homeschool, Staff
Formats Included
  • Streaming Video(cannot be downloaded)
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Inspired by the children's book, Keisha Ann Can by Daniel Kirk, this video art lesson is a fun portrait to do with young artists in grades K-2. Feel free to use different materials and be creative with the video. The video has step-by-step instructions on how to complete the portrait.

This art lesson video can be used in a classroom setting or at home. If you use this in the classroom, it should take approximately 2-3, 50 minute class periods to complete. Visit to find a video book reading of Keisha Ann Can and more great art resources.

This art lesson covers:

Elements & Principles of Design

  • Color
  • Line
  • Pattern
  • Shape
  • Texture
  • Unity

Cross-Curricular Connections

  • ELA
  • Math
  • Social Studies

This video has four parts:

  1. Portrait Drawing
  2. Portrait Painting
  3. Background Preparation
  4. Finished Portrait
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