Teaching Self-Portraits: proportion vs. tracing face shapes. For grades 1-4 teach proportion. For grades 5-8 begin by having students trace a picture of themselves onto transparency using vis-a-vis marker. Students tape transparency into sketchbook for shape reference. For grades 9-12 teach both methods and introduce modeling/value
Rachel Harmeyer - Hysteria I - hand embroidered collage | For those who don't know what they're looking at, this is a cross-section of female pelvic anatomy. The upside down "U" shape is the uterus. To its left is the bladder (round shape) and to its right is the colon.