Just for Fun: Create Your Self-Portrait Online - This is a feature by PBS - you're provided with the tools to create your own self-portrait, from face shape to facial features to hairstyle to clothing - you can play with color - if you've clicked on something and change your mind, just click the red circle with the slash line to remove it - you can also click on various features you've placed (such as the nose) and drag them to rearrange - loads of fun.
Creating a Realistic Self-Portrait -Tissone
Lesson plans - created primarily for middle to high school students, the following concepts and exercises for creating self-portraits are easily adaptable for use by artists
.....Symbolic self-portrait - http://www.sdmart.org/pix/education/symbolic_self_portrait.pdf
.....Collage self- portrait - http://www.sdmart.org/pix/education/collage_selfportrait.pdf
.....Three-Dimensional - http://www.sdmart.org/pix/education/3-D_portrait.pdf
Create a Self-Portrait – this tutorial is using PVA glue, acrylic paint and tissue paper or paper towels – but who says you can’t do this using fabric or other textiles???
Jacob Lawrence Self Portrait - The Whitney Museum displays Jacob Lawrence's self-portrait and gives information about different aspects of it - a "mouse over" feature is included
Self-Portrait Silhouettes - Amy Snyder
Why Artists Should Paint Self-Portraits - Marion Boddy-Evans
Self-Portrait - Designed as a series of lessons on self-portraits for 1st & 2nd grade students, its a great introduction for anyone wanting to create a self-portrait
Identity Portraits - Theresa Parker - this lesson plan for 4th/5th graders addresses "How can an artist show aspects of identity besides physical appearance in a work of art?"
How to Make a Self-Portrait
Cut Paper Self Portraits - Marvin Bartel - [ idea - substitute fabric for the paper ]
How to Draw a Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait Stencil - Debra Cooper
Fried Kahlo Self-Portrait - 2D Collage - Exploring and Revealing Identity Through Visual Art
EXAMPLES of SELF-PORTRAITS by TEXTILE ARTISTS:
.....NOTE: Michele also teaches a workshop: "Expressive Self Portrait in Fabric"
Patricia Dunn - tapestry
Jeannette DeNicolis Meyer - has created a series of abstract self-portraits
Ren's Self-Portrait - created for a Fast Friday Fabric Challenge
Lucie Martin - hand woven tapestry - hold mouse over first image in upper left-hand corner
Kansas Art Quilters: Upon Reflection - an exhibition of self-portraits by their membership
Kjersti Timenes - tapestry
Julie Fischer - batik
Deb Erikson - tapestry
QuiltArt: Finding Time/Finding Ourselves - Self-portraits by QuiltArt List members
Carol Westfall - Digital print on polyester georgette and cotton
Creative Self-Portrait Challenge - Quilting Arts Magazine entries