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Mini-Course 9 Lessons to Learn Art


Mini Course Lessons "Detail"

DETAIL ADDS INTEREST TO YOUR IMAGES


Art Intro: Hour______         Name_________________

Detail: General Concepts
1. Detail requires mental focus and control
2. Detail takes a bit of patience and time to produce
3. Most quality art has some attention to "detail".

Characteristics of Detail:
1. Detail is composed of small lines, marks, or shapes
2. Detail interprets tone as "rendering" with small lines or marks
3. Detail contains descriptive elements and pattern within an area
4. Because of nature of detail work, the picture(designs) are smaller
4b. Because of this choose a picture size to match your tool




DETAIL PROJECTS
1. Use fine line or shapes that are close together to produce a picture.
2. Instead of blending or painting in strokes to make tones, use separate small marks.
3. Select an interesting photo for a guide or invent your own subject.
4. Use fine pen points or gel pens to create your drawing.
5. Compose using the whole space part to make your drawing a compostion.
6. Trim drawing if necessary and mount the work to set off the design



COLOR DETAIL PROJECT 2 (Pointillism)

1. Use brightly colored line details to interpret objects,
2. Select subjects that are rich in detail.
3. Use any color of poster paint and dots or dashes to interpret detail.



COLOR DETAIL PROJECT 3(Scratch Board)
1. Use 9x12 coated scratch board and scratch in line details to interpret objects.
2. A small knife blade is used to scratch through the black coating, revealing a white line.

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DETAIL UNIT:
Pen Detail

Almost any kind of pen on white drawing paper
produces some creative possibilities in drawing in detail.
Don't work in a size that is too large to complete easily.

 

 

DETAIL UNIT:
(works well with detail unit, if materials are available)
Scratch Board Effect
Detail


 


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