Design a face card modeled after the traditional English Playing cards.
Your face card may be a self-portrait, another nationality, a personified animal … be creative.
Here are some examples from a couple of years ago!
And here are what Traditional Cards look like:
Think of some symbols or ideas that would represent YOU!
Some samples might be things like: weather symbols, yin-yang, male/female, peace sign, recycle… or you can just GOOGLE SYMBOLS!
On 11 x 17 Card Stock (Ask Mr. Johnson) design a face card modeled after the traditional English Playing cards.
Your face card may be a self-portrait, another nationality, a personified (exaggerated, cartoon or human-like) animal … be creative!
Use pencil first, to outline your ideas, then anything else you would like to color them in! Sharpies, Colored Pencils, Crayons, etc.
Here are some things to think about:
Rotational symmetry (mirror image)
Center of design (fits flip side)
Symbol for suit
Symbols of royalty or power
Artist’s Personal tie-in
Here are a few more student samples. Use as idea generators, but be creative and have fun!