found-material self-portrait project article - I would also look at artist's who have made portraits in alternative media and discuss how media can define contextual readings - look at Janene Antoni's 'Lick and Lather'
Magic Mystery Prompts: Students will create a work art using a series of prompts that create intentional and accidental mark-making. Students will utilize their knowledge of the principles of design to create bold works that address the concept of abstract as well as non-objective art.
Milwaukee High School of the Arts - 2009 Visual Art Selections
Andy Warhol monochromatic portraits
Un poco de Arte Abstracto y Poemas Propios
Imagine all the people Living life in peace. John Lennon did not dream too small. He imagined the earth as it was MEANT to be, because it just made sense that we were put here for a reason...he was a thinker.
Interesting Water Color Resist project combining digital work with studio mediums https://naea.digication.com/rhsart/Art_3_-_Water_Color_Resist# Bakehouse Studio, Yorkshire photographers
Rough Sketches: Featured Artist: Shigeo Fukuda
Four portraits mixed media: they are Monochromatic paint, Stippling with marker, Fauvist with gel pens, and collage from magazines. Grade 7
A great birch tree art lesson, have to buy masking tape though. What if the tape rips the paper?