Portraits KS2



  • Suitable for:
    • - KS1
    • - KS2
  • Compatible with:
    • - Microsoft PowerPoint

A 19-slide colourful Powerpoint, complete with examples of portraits by famous artists. It encourages children to think about:-

  • What can we discover about this person by looking at his/her portrait?
  • What other items were painted in the portrait?
  • What does this tell you about this person?
  • What does the clothing tell you about this person?
  • Why would someone want his/her portrait painted?
  • What is the most important colour in the portrait?
  • What does this colour mean to you?
  • How is this portrait different than another?  subject, colour, time period, nationality, etc.)
  • Does the person in this portrait look like someone you would want to meet? Why or why not?
  • Do you think this portrait was painted from real life or from the artist’s imagination? Why?

This PowerPoint also includes comprehensive, detailed instructions on a series of slides which will help you explain to children how to draw faces and get the proportions correct,  Children will be able to successfully draw their own portraits!

1 x 19 slide Portraits PowerPoint (MS PowerPoint)