Monthly Archives: February 2013

Blind Contour Gets Wired

Grade 6:  Taking Contour Drawing Further In the class following the first blind contour drawings, we continued with drawing self portraits.  Everyone got a mirror, and with fresh instruction about drawing from close observation – out came the Sharpies again. … Continue reading

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Our First Light Drawings

Grade 6:  Drawing With Light The students have been studying electricity, and had just finished some work with contour line drawing, so … We took some time to play!  I told them about artists who use long exposures, movement, and … Continue reading

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No Peeking: We’re Doin’ Blind Contour

Grade 6:  Drawing Blind Contour I wish you could have seen the kids’ faces … I told them we were going to do some drawing BUT they had to do it in one continuous line (NOT lifting the pen from … Continue reading

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