Teaching Self-Portraits: proportion vs. tracing face shapes. For grades 1-4 teach proportion. For grades 5-8 begin by having students trace a picture of themselves onto transparency using vis-a-vis marker. Students tape transparency into sketchbook for shape reference. For grades 9-12 teach both methods and introduce modeling/value
Pattern and Proportion: 6 Proportion Tips for a Better Fit
Choosing the right pattern, and making it work for your unique proportions is really important, so I’ve listed 6 tips to help you find the right proportions with a sewing pattern and included a free worksheet to help you record your own measurements and how they relate to proportion.