Sense of Self

Despite many hours in front of the mirror, the self-portrait can be an intimidating project for an adolescent. But just look at the awesome results of a long and complicated screen printing lesson inspired by Pop artist Andy Warhol.

Students photographed themselves, printed the photo and carefully cut 3 stencils for the light, middle, and dark values in their face. Then they printed each color in turn to create a tri-tone portrait with the extreme contrast that Warhol’s work was famous for.

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Illustrator and Art teacher in Maine.
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