6th Grade Roy Lichtenstein Self Portraits
6th Graders did a really nice job on this project. We started off by learning a lot about the artist Roy Lichtenstein. We watched
I had two very different types of students with this project; one group were the students who totally embraced the idea of using interesting colors on their face, and the other who were so self conscious about it they would work with their drawing on their lap so no one could see it. Even in this day in age, you know of the "selfie," many students were just so embarrassed to do this project. It was not because of the colors, but the idea of the self portrait.
Do any of you struggle with your older students at the idea of a self portrait? How do you go about problem solving it?