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Chiaroscuro Selfies

Objectives
-- To apply concept of dark and light to achieve an effect
-- To create a self portrait that emodies chiaroscuro lighting
-- To light a subject to ensure chiaroscuro light pattern

Materials
Student cell phones,overhead projector light, window blinds that open and close.

Instructions

Show video on professional use of chiaroscuro :  https://youtu.be/7uwR14oG7qA
Turn off overhead lights
Find sources of directional light from projector or from cell phone flashlight apps.
Students should arrange themselves in relation to the light so that the chiaroscuro pattern is clear and take a selfie.

Show each other the photos and encourage students to interpret the images and comment on the different moods evoked by the lighting.

Examples


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