Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year - student project

I was looking for someone to use for my portrait and ran across an article about a young Somali teacher who was awarded MN teacher of the year. She is actually much younger and prettier than I managed to portray. 

My biggest problem was the background, I am not going to post the four previous ideas for the background, each felt contrived and awkward. I realized that her words and her attitude was what was so important and that the words were her halo and wings. 

Teacher of the Year - image 1 - student projectThis has been a very interesting, helpful class.  I would profit by going back over the material a number of times, even though I probably won't.