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Stitched Portraits

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will enhance a portrait by sewing lines onto the image. They will use several stitching techniques to create emphasis using line, pattern, and color.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will create emphasis on a portrait using line, pattern, and color.

Students will explore a variety of stitching techniques such as a running stitch, backstitch, whip stitch, etc.

Students will discuss the impact, perceptions, and mood of a multi-media approach to artmaking.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Demonstrate how to use a transfer marker.
  • Demonstrate the safe practice of using a foam block and a needle to poke holes in a paper image.
  • Demonstrate basic, intermediate, and advanced stitches such as a running stitch, backstitch, whip stitch, etc.
  • Facilitate a discussion on the impact, perception, and mood of the mixed-media pieces.

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National Standards


Create

Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

VA:Cr1.2.Ia

Explain how traditional and non- traditional materials may impact human health and the environment and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.

VA:Cr2.2.Ia

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

30 minutes

Demonstration Time

1 hour and 15 minutes

Student Studio Time

5 hours

Supplies and Materials

  • Computer printer
  • Transfer markers
  • 90 lb or higher paper
  • Size 18 to 22 chenille needles
  • Embroidery floss, variety of colors
  • Foam block
  • Markers
  • Bone folding tool (optional)

National Standards


Create

Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

VA:Cr1.2.Ia

Explain how traditional and non- traditional materials may impact human health and the environment and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.

VA:Cr2.2.Ia

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Steps

Print Photograph

Print a portrait. Consider the size of the portrait, as small photos will be more difficult to work with.

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Instructional Materials

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Embroidery Stitches

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Artmaking Process Reflection

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