Face to Face

I created this art historical phenomenon in my school in 2001. Using high quality face paint, the students re-create famous works of art on each other’s faces. Prior to the painting event, each student researches the artist and the work that will cover their face, and then presents what they have learned to the group. We have used this lesson in a variety of different contexts and usually combine it with our arts night, Halloween or to celebrate an artist’s birthday.