Using Free GIMP Software to Create Value Portraits Juli Fraher Pontiac District #429 Pontiac, IL. Download Gimp from www.gimp.org. 3 Part Assignment. Color Wheel Study Warhol Portraits Value Portraits. Color Wheel Study. Paint a Color Wheel Paint a Gray Scale.
Paint a Color Wheel
Paint a Gray Scale
Paint primary colors first
on a recycled piece of paper
and draw a line on each side of the ruler
Carefully cut out the squares. Be exact!!
The picture name will appear at the bottom.
A series of 8 self-portrait paintings with the following color schemes:
1. 2 complementary pairs (either: red and green or blue and orange or yellow and violet- pick 2 of these 3 groups)
2. These same colors in the same place mixed with white to create tints.
3. The same colors in the same place mixed with black to create shades
4. 4 analogous colors (4 colors next to each other on the color wheel)
5. A monochromatic color scheme (1 color plus black and white and all the tints and shades in between; such as white, light blue, blue, dark blue and black)
6. The 3 warm colors
7. The 3 cool colors
8. The 3 primary colors
of complements adjacent to each other.
as the first
use white to
Don’t paint the eyes. Divide your portrait into 4 or 5 areas depending on the color scheme. You only need to paint part of each picture. They will be trimmed to 4” X 6”. Use the cardboard template. Fold a 12”X18” piece of colored paper in half like a book. Center one of the portraits on the fold. Leave a ½” gap between it and the next picture. Glue down all 8 paintings and label each one.
Place the transparency over the copy. Start by outlining the lightest values first with sharpie.
Transparency with values outlined. lightest values first with sharpie.
Center xerox copy on 9 X 12” watercolor paper. Tape down. Use old lesson plan carbon paper to transfer the outline drawing to the watercolor paper.
Add small amounts of the base color to the three white colors to create the values. Add black to 2 of the base colors.
The finished palette colors to create the values. Add black to 2 of the base colors.
Begin by painting colors to create the values. Add black to 2 of the base colors.
the lightest values first
Thank you! colors to create the values. Add black to 2 of the base colors.Copies of student handouts and presentation power point are available on the conference site.Thanks to Linda RobinsonOxford Middle School.