5th grade Modigliani Elongated Self-Portrait

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Modigliani oil pastel self portrait

Adapted this from Deep Space Sparkle-So much fun with the students 🙂

Skills Learned:  Sketching and drawing an elongated portrait.

Materials Needed:

  • 12 x 18 black construction paper
  • oil pastel set of 16 colors
  • pencils and erasers
  • rulers

1. I started with black paper that was 12″ x 18″. Give the students a ruler and pencil to draw a line down the middle both ways, and then two more horizontally to make 8 equal sections. The students can start by drawing an oval that centers on the middle line and fills the top half of the paper. Continue Reading »