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Famous Portrait Artists

Great for leading into creating own self-portraits. Helps students gain an understanding of the message, principles/elements used and space/composition by analyzing famous artist's self-portraits. (self-portraits worksheet)

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Mixed Media Portraits by Florian Nicolle watercolor portraits illustration > I like it.

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Georgia O'Keefe: "I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do."

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Norman Rockwell: "Self Portrait"- he is one of my faves. I remember seeing his show at Riverside when I was in Elementary school!

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Paul Klee portrait - Kids LOVE the bleeding art tissue! Did with 4th grade... could do it with even Kinders, but it was a great, quick project for the older kids!

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Don’t Hate the Selfie! : What Can We Learn From Selfies? : It’s important to remember that self-portraits are not new – although selfies were born when the phones became cameras and connectivity allowed instant sharing through FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, etc, is the selfie really much different in terms of self-expression…?

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Self Portrait, 1919 - Amedeo Modigliani http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/amedeo-modigliani/self-portrait-1919

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The above painting, entitled Berthe Morisot with a Bouquet of Violets, is probably the most famous portrait ever done of her. The artist, her good friend (and lover?) Edouard Manet, painted the picture in 1872. Manet made a total of eleven oil portraits of Morisot. In my opinion, this is the best of the lot!

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Matisse & Co. – The Flashy Fauves

Fauvism Portraits | This is probably the most famous Fauve portrait. Mme. Matisse ...

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