Watch the video (HERE)
We discussed how the illustrator picked different aspects of the characters to make them look silly or interesting. Then we talked about making ourselves into cartoons by picking a facial feature and making it bigger/ smaller/ grosser/ etc.
In order to get ourselves acclimated to using graphite, we practiced drawing simple cartoons using this video from youtube.
Here are some of their creations:
Then we went into creating our cartoon portraits. Students were told they could create whatever they wanted as long as it showed themselves. Frankly, I'm a little worried. :)
Great job, ladies and gents!
Next week we will do portraits in the style of Chuck Close.