Educator Resource Packet: Portrait of Sylvette David by Pablo Picasso
In this image, the features are greatly distorted as Pablo Picasso began to examine the subject’s facial features and characteristics as closely and specifically as possible.
Educator Resource Packet: Self-Portrait by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
In this work, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. depicts himself as a debonair yet serious artist, vibrant palette in hand. The traditional composition and lively colors offer a glimpse into the complexity of Motley himself.
Student Activity: Metaphor Portrait
This activity uses artworks and your close looking skills to practice making metaphors and similes.
Art and Picture Book Activity: The Match Woman
Create your very own portrait using unconventional materials and objects, just like Francis Picabia. Explore the read aloud link for “Walter was Worried” by Laura Vaccaro Seeger to make connections between portraiture and personalities.