Lesson 4: Opie style portraits

Children create a self-portrait in the style of contemporary British artist Julian Opie, using lines and dots

Learning Objectives

  • Creating a self-portrait

  • Knowing that Julian Opie is a British artist

  • Drawing long lines to outline the face head neck hair in the style of Julian Opie

  • Detailing facial features using only dots and small lines

Teacher Video: Opie style portraits

Pupil Video: Opie style portraits

Created by:
Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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