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"Mug Shot" : A Self Portrait Overview: Students will create a digital self-portrait in the style of EXPRESSIONISM using Adobe Photoshop paintbrush & blending tools. Through this assignment, students will to learn to see light and shadows in a photograph. Students will be able to understand how highlights and shadows and color tints and shades are used in Photoshop to create a three-dimensional image on a two dimensional screen. Students will paint a self-portrait that does not look exactly as they do on the outside, but is an expression of who they are on the inside. Criteria Vocabulary: Expressionism: An art movement dominant in Germany from 1905-1925 featuring the tendency of an artist to distort reality for an emotional effect. Expressionism reflects the artist’s state of mind rather than the reality of the external world. The goal is not to reproduce the surrounding world, but instead to strongly impose the artist’s own sensibility to the world’s representation. The artist accomplishes this aim through distortion, exaggeration, and fantasy and through the vivid, jarring, violent, or dynamic application of formal elements. Expressionism can be defined as a stylistic art that uses intense color, agitated brushstrokes and disjointed space. Visual Art Standards Visual Arts Standard #2 : Perception – Students know and apply elements of art, principles of design, and sensory and expressive features for visual arts. Students will create multiple solutions to visual arts problems by applying elements of art, principles of design, and sensory and expressive features Visual Arts Standard #3 : Students know and apply visual arts materials, tools, techniques, processes, and technology. Students will demonstrate mastery of a variety of materials, tools, techniques, processes,
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