Annegret Soltau, Self Portrait, German artist Annegret Soltau constructs collage using photographs of her own face and body, stitched with black thread, confronting explicit issues in an imaginative manner.
French artists Bruno Metra and Laurence Jeanson stick images of facial features cut out from fashion magazines over the models to form new facial expressions; The distortion in the face gives this person a more vibrant and fun expression.
18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions
Lost in thought - Sebastian Eriksson is an up and coming surrealist artist living in Sweden. Not only is his artwork amazing, it's extremely thought-provoking as he adds descriptions of how his pieces relate to his life.
Take a mug shot style photo. Rip out the eyes rip out the mouth rip it in half shred it into as many pieces as possible and collage them do the thing in the pin out the face and stick it back upside down
Self portrait ideas Mapping 2013 on Behance Use a process like this for "identity/self-concept" activity about skin color/shade/tone/palette. Put vertical photo strip of every child together on a couple images to make a collective face.
Lorena Cosba-could do this with students-a self portrait, and a contrasting image to show what's underneath. Note: Transformation in time peeling off effect layering the same face but in different time.
(People) "lets say that to tear a painting is the kill the person trapped inside it. what if they could reach out and tear the painting themselves to be lost forever?" - I think this is an interesting concept to have of what a piece represents.