Year 6 Summer
Portraits: Celebrating Significant Women
What can we learn from portrait artists and their work? Are all portraits the same?
Who would you choose to paint your portrait?
What do you need to learn to feel confident about using acrylic paints? Can you mix colours to show the direction of light?
What will your portrait look like? What studies will you need to make?
What materials and tools will you need?
How can we use digital technology to create a portrait?
Which artists have influenced your composition and style?
How would you explain your work to others? (inspiration and process)
How would you describe your work to others? (using the language of art)?
Elisabeth Sirani, Elizabeth Vigée Le Brun, Frida Kahlo, Hans Holbein, Lavinia Fontana, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Cindy Sherman