Thursday, May 5, 2011

Celebrity-Half Challenge

For this project my students had been practicing value for a while, and before we did a self-portrait I wanted them to practice on another face. I could not believe the results! This is  8th/9th graders. They were so proud of themselves, and I think they were excited to understand value. Each student picked a celebrity and I printed it out on an 8x10.  They had to fold it down the middle of the celebrity's face (not down the middle of the paper, due to head tilts, and unsquare photography). I may let them do this again!!

*some are repeats because the lighting was tough to capture all of the detail. Sometimes the flash would reflect off the heavy pencil.

1 comment:

  1. did you have the students turn the paper upside down when they worked on the pictures? I know the art teacher at our school has the kids bring in pictures of themselves and do the same thing but they work on the picture upside down and they come out beautifully. it's interesting.