Students will learn about weaving and photography and combine the mediums to create an artwork conveying mixed emotions. Students will take multiple photographs of a face showing high contrast, position, and expression.
Students will take, select, and design two photographs that convey contrasting emotions.
Students will understand how art is used to represent and reflect identity and emotions.
Students will weave photos together while highlighting specific portions of the images.
Facilitate a discussion about photography and weaving, as well as how art is used to represent and reflect identity and emotions.
Demonstrate how to take photographs with high contrast, expression, and an emphasis on body position.
Demonstrate how to properly measure and cut the warp and weft strips.
Demonstrate how to weave images together with artistic intent.
Teacher Prep Time
Student Studio Time
Supplies and Materials
Camera or technological device with camera
Two or more printed photographs
Paper to use as the base
Matte board or construction paper
Discuss Art & Take Photographs
Discuss how art can represent emotions and identity. Practice taking high-contrast photos conveying an emotion.
Take two or more high-contrast images of a model or self. Images should be similar in poses but express contrasting emotions.
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