This visual art project focuses on teaching the basics of relief printing through portraits
, Students have the opportunity to personalize this project by bringing in a picture of a loved one to turn into a relief print.
In addition to learning about relief printmaking, students are also introduced to colored pencils techniques
. The final step of the assignemnt is to color in one print using colored pencils. To prepare,, the students fill in a worksheet about using colored pencils and matching skin tones. This provides them with an opportunity to practice blending with colored pencils and a guide to help them select which colors to use for their portrait's skin tone.
All in all this lesson pack includes:
➢A lesson plan (with a big idea, objectives, vocabulary, national middle and high school art standards, and step by step instructions on implementing the project)
➢2 PowerPoints to introduce the assignments with project examples
➢Photo Editing How To Handout
➢Creating a Registration How To Handout
➢Relief Printmaking How To Handout
➢Creating Skin Tone with Colored Pencils Worksheets
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Check out my Advanced Art colored pencil assignment here
This project is part of my high school drawing curriculum. Check out the other assignments I teach in my Drawing class below:
Teach students about combining drawing and technology into a GIF here
Check out my drawing scratchboard assignment here
Check out my social and political themed drawing assignment here
Check out my metaphorical self portrait drawing lesson here
Check out my introduction to charcoal drawing lesson plan here.
Check out my still life drawing assignment here
Check out my shading review lesson plan here
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