I started the school year with this project a few years ago and really liked the results. The funny Hundertwasser style eyes made it fun for the kids and the teachers loved starting the year off with art that reflected their classroom. Adding the name at the bottom is a nice idea too. I recommend liquid watercolors to get the really bright colors.
A Hundertwasser style self portrait project gave my students a different approach for a back-to-school project. I love how he drew the large almond shaped eyes in his people and the abstract approach helped the students to draw themselves in a new way. Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser has an amazing life story, along with a very appealing style of abstract drawing. MATERIALS • Multimedia or watercolor paper, 9″ x 12″ • Ruler • … Read More