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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Self Portraits In the Style of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

The sixth grade students learned about the Italian painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) who created portraits made up of everyday objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, books, and cookware. The students worked together to trace the projected shadow of their profiles, and they filled the profiles with drawings of things, symbols, and words that represent their values, opinions, and preferences.

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