Nothing says summer like watermelon! We are beginning to think about summer here at Georgetown and to celebrate summer we threw a twist into our self-portrait project. We decided to draw ourselves eating a large piece of watermelon. The 1st grade artists had fun looking at their facial features in the mirror to make their drawings unique to them. They found out quickly that hair is one of the hardest things to draw. Self-portraits are really hard to do, and all of the artists did an excellent job!The portraits were glued onto a tablecloth background to look like they were on a picnic. Bees and ants, (and even a few spiders), were added because no picnic is complete without them!
I can draw a realistic self-portrait
I can use watercolor crayons to create my own skin and eye color.
This project was inspired by several art blogs, including this one here.