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Learning about Native American Totem Animals.
Students learn about the importance of animals to Indigenous people. They create a self-portrait that uses animals to symbolize themselves and, if they wish, their family.
SW choose an animal to represent themselves or a family member, sketch the composition, then draw it large
SW begin painting the first layer.
SW finish the first layer of color, covering all the white areas.
SW learn about different types of texture, and use implied texture to finish their artwork.
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