Some artists still paint portraits for a living.
Van Gogh and Picasso were the best portrait painters.
Portrait painting has changed since photography was invented.
Painted portraits are more pleasing than photographs.
Size of portrait
Time it took to create
Amount of details
Type of framing
Common people enjoyed smaller pictures more than larger pictures.
Common people didn’t have a lot of time to wait for larger pictures to be made.
Common people didn’t have as much money as the richer people to have bigger portraits made.
Artists believed common people should be portrayed in smaller pictures rather than larger pictures.
Use bright, bold colors
Include many interesting details
Be creative and unusual
Look like the person who posed for it
"Many artists painted portraits for a living."
"The portraits they painted were often boring and forgettable."
"Artists usually did not take many creative chances."
"Customers who wanted realistic portraits could pose for photographs."
Picasso lived from 1881 to 1973.
Van Gogh's colors were surprising and unreal.
Picasso's work was rather strange.
Unrealistic portraits will always be popular.
The paint was watery and runny.
They used the wrong colors.
The customers did not like a creative change to their picture.
The customers did not like their portraits.
The portraits were boring, and forgettable.
The painters would enjoy painting.
Everyone bought a camera.
People didn’t like their portraits anymore.
Artists started to create more creative portraits.
Making the picture look like a photograph.
Trying to show the person's feelings.
Creating a pattern of colors.
Making the person look attractive.
He used dark shadows and swirls of blue.
He wrote a caption for his picture that viewers could read.
Van Gogh didn’t show hopeless and confused feelings in his portraits.
He used bright colors, and stars in the background.
Showed a dislike for
Forgot or ignored
Included as a part of
Imitated or copied
Walking on the stairs behind someone.
Staying in the shadows.
Being a leader of a new technique of drawing.
Using the same techniques as someone before you.
Tell an amusing story about artists who paint portraits.
Tell how a portrait should be painted.
Convince people to have their portraits painted.
Explain how portrait painting has changed.
Artists should stop trying to paint portraits.
The best portraits were painted long ago.
Artists should not use photographs in portraits.
There are many ways to paint a portrait.
Not intended to be true to life
Liked to break up features