- To create a self-portrait
Pupils should be taught:
- To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
- To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
- Be taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work
Before the lesson
Pupils needing extra support: Some pupils will struggle to trace the outlines of their own face accurately. Encourage them to keep trying and not to give up if their first few attempts fail. All artists fail and this is how we learn.
Pupils working at greater depth: Other pupils may produce confident images very easily and could progress onto cutting coloured paper shapes for their portraits. They might look at more of Julian Opie’s work and go on to make other portraits with different facial expressions, or produce full-body images as Opie did.