Drawing Facial Expressions like Rembrandt (2nd Ed)


Meet the Baroque painter, Rembrandt, while learning about drawing facial expressions


This 2nd Edition (2019), 18-page lesson plan includes the following:

  • A condensed background on the artist, Rembrandt
  • 10 pictures of the artists’ work (including 2 self-portraits),
  • A pair of carefully crafted sentences about Rembrandt (ideal for memorization),
  • An introductory explanation of how to draw faces and facial expressions
  • Vocabulary words and definitions
  • Materials list
  • Simple art project instructions
  • Suggestions for scaling the project to different ages,
  • A faces template and 2 Tutor Cheat Sheets
  • References to the pertinent Classical Conversations Acts and Facts cards.

For more info and some extra photos, check out the blog post, Drawing Facial Expressions like Rembrandt.

I designed this lesson plan for use in our Classical Conversations community (Cycle 2, Week 13 for Fine Arts), but you could easily use it in a variety of situations.

References to Classical Conversations do not constitute or imply endorsement by the company.

This item is also available, at a discount, within the Baroque – Impressionist Artists DELUXE Package- Cycle 2 (2019), which includes 6 lesson plans and is ideal for weeks 13-18 of Fine Arts in a cycle 2 Classical Conversations Foundations community.

Baroque – Impressionist Artists DELUXE Package- Cycle 2 (2019)


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Single User (and up to 10 students), 2-4 Users (and up to 40 students), 5-10 Users (and up to 100 students)


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