Grade 1, Self-portraits

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First Graders from 1D and 1C 

First Graders have been learning how to draw a self-portraits in Art. Each portrait is so sweet and unique. Using observational skills, we have been studying our facial features and learning were they go. First graders were surprised to learn that their eyes go in the middle of their heads. Each facial feature was created using a simple geometric shape or Letter. For example, we used an uppercase U and two lower case u’s to create our noes. Cool right and realistic!   Using mirrors we studied the color of things like our eyes and hair. We used tempera cake for the first time to add color and bring our portraits to life.

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Chloe 1C

Joe Joe 1C

Lucas

Lucas 1C 

Our backgrounds were created using tissue paper squares! We used glue to apply the tissue paper and allow colors to bleed together. These just make me so happy!

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