Self Portraiture Year 7
Self-portrait - A portrait an artist makes using themselves as the_______, typically drawn or painted from a reflection in a mirror. With the advent of the camera artists could then use ___________to make their self portraits. subject photographs
I was the first man to create a self portrait(1433). My name is Jan van Eyck! Jan van Eyck: Man in a Red Turban
The advent of the mirror • The self-portrait supposes in theory the use of a _________; glass mirrors became available in Europe in the 15th century. The first mirrors used were convex, introducing deformations that the artist sometimes preserved. mirror
This use of the mirror often resulted in right-handed painters ____________themselves as left-handed (and vice versa). Usually the face painted is therefore a mirror image of that the rest of the world saw, unless two mirrors were used. representing
Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 - 1625) of Cremona served as court painter to the Queen of Spain, and painted several self-portaits and many images of her family. c.1556
Yes women artists could be famous too! Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun painted several self-portraits that were hugely successful in the Paris Salons, and was influential in pioneering an "informal" fashion style at the end of the Ancien Regime. At 22, 1782.
Caterina van Hemessen, 1548, perhaps the oldest self-portrait of a female oil-painter, though much earlier examples of manuscript painters exist. My self portrait is possibly the oldest female oil-painted self- portrait.
My name is Albert Druer my Self Portrait and works were based on maths,proportion and perspective. Which was better than some of the artists of my time!
Angelica Kauffmann, self-portrait, 1780-1785, a successful painter in her time, she was a great friend of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Raphael (c. 1517-1518 My name is Raphael. I was a painter in the 14th century. Look at the shape of my neck.
I was a famous master of my time. I had to use the mirror to create my self portraits. A young Rembrandt, c. 1628, when he was 22. Partly an exercise in chiaroscuro. Rijksmuseum
Gustave Courbet, Self Portrait (The Desperate Man), c. 1843. We started to see their emotions……………
Hans Baldung (1526) The development of mirrors in the 1400’s and __________in the early 1800’s, made it possible for artists to present an image of __________to the public. photography themselves
My names Van Gogh. I chopped my ear off in a fit of rage and depicted it in my self-portrait.
Some artists constructed many self portraits. One artist who did this was Pablo Picasso
Creating texture with lines • An important part of creating realism is to show texture. Texture can be inferred by drawing small strokes close together to create darker areas and further apart to show lighter areas. This is called………………. Cross-hatching
Peter Paul Rubens, self portrait, c. 1634
Max Liebermann, self portrait, 1922
You are going to make a realistic self portrait, like mine! Stare into my eyes and see who blinks first. Giuseppe Arcimboldo, self portrait, c. 1577
Chiaroscuro • One of the techniques you need to learn before you can draw realistically is Chiaroscuro. Chiaroscuro is the rendering of light and dark. What you will notice about the pencil drawing of this face is that the artist has used tones that range from white, grey right through to_______. black
To create the chiaroscuro effect you have to work from the dark areas through to light.
Pointillism. • Another method of showing tone is to use small dots known as______________. • Dots close together will create the appearance of depth while dots further apart will give the appearance of ___________. pointillism . highlights
YOUR TASK FOR TODAY! • Today we are going to draw our own • Self-portrait! Starting with the outline • and proportions of the face and • features. Then using tone and texture • techniques: • Chiaroscuro • Pointillism • Crosshatching and hatching.