Mixed Media Self Portraits


When: Tuesday 19 Jul, 2016 05:00 p.m. - Tuesday 19 Jul, 2016 06:30 p.m.
Venue: Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Block (E), First Floor (Maraya Community)
Fees: 30 AED

In this workshop, children will demonstrate an understanding of portraits as subject matter and of using personal expression for art, create a self-portrait with symbols using the elements of art and principles of design, and use a variety of media to communicate ideas, feelings, or experiences. In addition, children will:

- Understand self-portraiture.

- Discover the purposes of art.

- Draw a self-portrait using proportion and siting techniques.

- Select and plan a composition of representational objects that demonstrate the three types of aesthetics.

- Create a mixed-media self-portrait.

- Write artists’ statements that explain why they chose the images, objects, and colours that they did to represent themselves.

- Critique the finished works.


To register please contact Maraya Art Centre on +971 6 556 6555 or by email at