5th graders just created their alter-egos. For this self portrait assignment, students began with a survey about themselves; questions relating to their favorite colors, desired superpower, favorite animal, etc. Next, students learned about basic human proportions, enabling them to draw their characters more accurately. We stick to the 7 head rule, which illustrates that a human is 7 heads tall, and landmarks include the waist/elbows at 3 heads down, hands at 4 heads down, and knees at 5 heads down.
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