Foreshortened Self-Portrait

Kelly Mudge (2006). Mixed-media on wood.

Assignment Parameters

  1. Must create a self-portrait that uses foreshortening (click here for examples on Pintrest). Your body must occupy foreground, middleground, and background space.
  2. Minimum drawing size is 18″ x 24″
  3. You can use any medium or media on any substrate (canvas, paper, cardboard, etc.)


What Will Be Submitted for a Grade

  1. Completed drawing



  1. Use your phone to take your own photo or have a classmate take your picture. You may also use the classroom camera if you want better photo quality.
  2. Print the photo.
  3. Begin the drawing by sketching the image.
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