In this assignment students are expected to render a portrait of themselves, a friend, or a family member from an unusual and extreme perspective. The students can create these works of art on any surface they'd like to use so long as it is at least 11"x14". They may choose any media or style to complete the work. Provided below are many different stylistic options that can provide some guidance and inspiration for those students who feel a little intimidated or stuck at the start. Above anything else, this drawing is aimed the EXPRESSION of mood or emotion. These drawings will be graded on the overall design of the space, the craftsmanship and control of the media, the expression of mood or emotion, and the overall creativity of the image as a whole.
The Extreme Perspective Portrait