Silhouette Project

Lowell High School
Novato HS/Marin School of the Arts

 

In this project students used contour line to create cut paper silhouette drawings. Beginning students invented scenes that show movement, inspired by the work of contemporary artist Kara Walker. Intermediate students drew and cut inventive protraits of a classmate.

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Beginning student work
Beginning student work
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Beginning student work
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Beginning student work
Beginning student work
Beginning student work
Beginning student work
Beginning student work
Intermediate student work: reversible image
Intermediate student work
Intermediate student work
Intermediate student work
Intermediate student work