Activity 2.1: begin development


In this activity students begin to develop their own imagery, which they will paint (in Activity 3) as the background for their final self-portrait artwork.


  • Gallery
  • Notes from the discussion in Activity 1
  • Pencils (2B–6B)
  • The following artworks:
    Abstract painting showing road running through an undulating landscape

    Landscape at Pentecost, 1929
    From the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide. South Australian Government Grant 1981

    Artist: Grace Cossington Smith

    Line drawing in profile of person with eyes closed and earphones in ears

    Music lover
    MerggyR/Getty Images

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