Cavanagh, N.
Cavanagh, N.

m21: Abstract Portrait

Students will focus on creating an powerful/emotional abstract (without showing the subjects face) portrait. Focus on line, shape, texture, contrast and capturing a full range of values within the photo.


relating to or involving general ideas or qualities rather than specific people, objects, or actions
of art : expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such as colors and lines without attempting to create a realistic picture

Assignment &
Evaluation Sheet

  • Assignment Download/View [pdf]

  • Student Gallery

    Colby, C.

    Edstrom, E.

    Logie, K.

    Terrell, P.

    Adams, D.

    Domas, E.

    Allen, A.

    External Resource Links

    File Naming Convention

    .PNG or .TIF files accepted unless otherwise noted/requested, per individual assignments.
    Thank you.

    Proper file names must be as follows:
    (assignment id) underscore (term+year) underscore (Last name+First initial)

    • Example: c04_SP15_OverstreetD

    • FA = Fall
      = January
      = Spring
      = Summer


    f/Stop: the amount of light allowed into the camera.

    Shutter Speed: the length of time the light is allowed into the camera .

    iso/Film Speed: the film’s sensitivity to the light.

    updated 2016/01