art history, self-portrait, Great for leading into creating own self-portraits. Helps students gain an understanding of the message, principles/elements used and space/composition by analyzing famous artist's self-portraits. (self-portraits worksheet)
A new twist on positive/negative space project: Draw half an insect on edge of dark paper and cut it out. Glue blue paper onto contrasting color. Then glue cut out shapes of blue paper to line up with where you've cut them from.