Tag Archives: Perspective

There’s Treasure in Them There Waters

Grade 4:  Pirate Treasure Chests, in Pencil This was a one-time class project, in preparation for the school-wide art fair.  I had not worked with this class before, so I started with a quick demonstration in drawing … ice cubes! … Continue reading

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Tunnels of Weightlessness?

Grade 6:  One Point Perspective meets Op Art meets Surrealism – Whaa? This was a project that served to introduce some images and ideas that were new to the class, and to combine those with knowledge from projects already completed … Continue reading

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A Patchwork Landscape

Grade 3/4 One-Point Perspective Landscapes Here is an engaging lesson in perspective that had the students enjoying the process AND the result. I began with a standard illustration of one point perspective – a road with fenceposts and telephone poles … Continue reading

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What if a Giant SOMETHING Came to Town?!

Grade 2/3:  A Lesson in Perspective Duration:  1 1/2 double periods We were talking about creating the illusion of distance and space using the relationship between size and fore, middle, and background.  What is the difference in the size of … Continue reading

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