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03/19/2019 11:12:51 AM · #1
I'm in an art teachers group on Facebook (though I've never taught art). I do find many of the discussions interesting. Here's one that was just posted. Couldn't help thinking of our recent "back of the head" challenge . . . and other challenges completely unrelated to portraits. Language shifts are funny things . . .

"My Art 1 high school students are drawing their self portraits using the gridding method. I told them they had to have another student take their profile picture and email it to me so I could print it out for their reference. All of the students sent me front facing pictures. I couldn't understand why. I told them a profile is the side of your face. One of my students said "well your profile picture online doesn't have to be a side view". Haha. That is true. Damn you social media!!!"
03/19/2019 11:18:03 AM · #2
That does it. I'm now going to all my social media accounts and changing my profile photos to profile photos.
03/19/2019 04:50:25 PM · #3
Hahahahaha!

Thanks for that laugh, Nikki. Seems like something I would mess up on...
03/20/2019 01:03:43 AM · #4
Sounds like a good challenge topic, actually. Not sure we've ever done that...
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