The Art 8 classes are both starting a still life drawing unit. Classes are working with line drawing activities to hone their skills before we start the final piece. Here is a look at what they have worked through so far.
Drawing upside down to activate the right brain
Using a line drawing by Picasso of the musical composer Stravinsky
Upside down drawing
Emphasis on line
Blind Contour Line Drawing
Looking at shapes and lines in the courtyard
Trying not to look at the paper
Courtyard Blind Contour Line Drawing
Looking outside at the trees
Many students turned their head away from their papers
One even put her sketchbook below the desk so she wasn’t tempted to look at it!