Watch the video on Gabriele Munter and note the portraits in particular.
Look at the information on the following site:
Read the following blog about Munter.
Have a virtual conversation with your classmates about the visuals, the art, the information on these sites and the portrait painting you are working on. Like any conversation, someone will start with a comment and invitation to discuss a particular aspect, giving reasons why you are interested in the direction you are leading the conversation. Each student will contribute at least twice, not necessarily in any particular order, but always waiting for a response before you post a second (or even third time.)