Roy Lichtenstein Self-Portraits (Part 2)

5th graders do very special projects that no one else in the school does. So for their projects we started with the same color lesson as the younger grades, then watched the same video as grades 2-4 on artist Roy Lichtenstein.

Then I took a close up photograph of all the 5th graders, printed them on regular paper and then they traced the outline of their faces and bodies in the windows.

5th graders tracing the outlines of their faces

Then they went over these pencil lines with a Sharpie,picked one area to color in a solid Primary color, then filled the rest in with BenDay dots.

The results were BEAUTIFUL!

Primary Color Bulletin Board

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About Ms. Luna

Here we go! Year number four! Teaching artist at Mark Twain Elementary! I started my career in 2002, in the New York City Schools as a Special Education Middle School teacher. Moving back to my hometown of Columbus, Ohio, I continued teaching Special Education and also began teaching after school and summer art programs. Moving again to Houston, Texas. I have taught all levels and abilities from kindergarten to college and am very excited to be teaching here at Mark Twain! I am also a professional artist and designer that shows work worldwide. I have been featured in the Houston Chronicle, Austin Fashion Week, Houston Press, and at the Grassi Museum of the Applied Arts in Germany. I hold a Masters of Science in Special Education from Manhattan College and a Masters of Fine Arts from the Academy of Art University. I currently am teaching grades kindergarten through fifth and am an adjuct art professor at Alvin Community College.

2 responses to “Roy Lichtenstein Self-Portraits (Part 2)

  1. These are fantastic! Funny/Small World- I am a duel licensed art/ intervention specialist teaching middle & high school art to at-risk students in Ohio as well! I look forward to seeing the work your students do! Cheers!

    • Greetings! As I’m sure you know life gets very hectic around here at times, so please accept my apology for the delay!
      Bless you! Your day is full of adventure I’m sure!
      My school is located in Texas however, I moved from Ohio two years back. Gotta love the weather! LOL!

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