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Art Knowledge: Lesson 1
Invent imaginative shapes. Try
to be uninhibited. The shapes don't have to represent real things.
Your paradigms can
inhibit creative progress.
Drawing the E-Z way - free and
Skills require practice. The more you practice the more your skills will grow.
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THESE ARE SOME OF THE ART SKILL LESSONS (DEMOS) WE WILL COVER THAT CAN BE APPLIED QUICKLY TO YOUR OWN ART EXPRESSION. THESE SKILLS APPLY EASILY TO ANY AGE OR CLASS LEVEL
Lesson 1: Drawing the easy way. The difference between, compositions, studies and sketches. Thumbnail sketches. What are paradigms? Paradigms that apply to creativity. Three parts in any creative art project. Terms: line, space, shape, art media.
Lesson 2: Review E-Z drawing. Expressive lines, Descriptive lines, Shapes. 2 dimensional forms, 3 dimensional masses, shading, illumination. Using tone in drawing and sketching - Reminder: please have a small plastic container to use for wash drawings next week
Lesson 3: Exploring drawing 3 dimensional objects, What makes a form appear to be 3 dimensional? turning 2d into 3d forms. Interpreting common objects into 3 dimensional components, apply methods of shading
Lesson 4: Learning to show depth using, simple perspective. Size changes, Overlapping, Distant horizon, raising on picture plain. Weekly sketch book assignments
Lesson 5: Using the total space, Primary spatial breakup, Mapped spaces, Secondary stages of drawing, using the areas within shapes. Practice interpreting pictures as spatial areas. Weekly sketch book assignments
Lesson 6: Draw human faces, three views of face, cartoon and caricature styles Weekly sketch book assignments
Lesson 7: Drawing the human body, gesture, proportion, foreshortening, quick sketch methods. You will be a model for your partner and visa versa. Weekly sketch book assignments
Lesson 8: Compositions Interpreting themes with forms or symbols
Lesson 9: Drawing with detail, add pattern, stylizing detail