Assignment 1: Drawing from Observation
Ink Texture Techniques
(formative assignment contour line drawing)AUGUST 29-25
Students will improve ink drawing skills & techniques using 5 or more textures to demonstrate Value.
Students improve Value
shading skills with ink by drawing using a
variety of lines and textures. Students
improve design skills by creating a original
composition that demonstrates Form and may
have the illusion of space using Forground & Background.
Assignment: Students create an original still life
composition using a variety of textures and
lines that demonstrate Value and Form.
Students will create an underpainting using water color. Students will create 50"marks" no darker than a midtone
Vocubulary discussed: Overlapping, forground, middle ground, background, Stippling, woodgrain, cross hatching, hatching, scumble, contour line, mark making, composition, highlight, midtone, shadow
Advanced Still Life
Objectives: Students will improve color pencil techniques
and perception. Students will improve composition and design skills.
1.Start -Create a rough draft design and select and collage the paper media for your background.
-Still Life composition must be draw from direct observation
-Begin to lightly sketch your overlapping objects
3. Completed Mixed Media Still Life
Students use color pencil techniques to complete shading the values and form of the subject matter. Color pencil techniques may be determined by collage media.
Drawing from observation mix media
Students will become familiar with a variety of drawing, brayer, and watercolor techniques to create a drawing with a background, middle ground and foreground. Students will be able to choose the mediums of their choice to create a landscape their drawing. Students are required to create a variety of textures or patterns to define the surface quality of their landscape. Students will experiment with different drawing techniques and mediums to determine how to create their desired results. Students will create the illusion of space with in a landscape of their choice. Mediums used: Watercolor, liquid india ink, ink pens ink pads, graphite, charcoal and colored pencil.
Students set up their own still life
Cut paper design- open topic
Students will improve design skills and create a balanced composition and unique design portraying the contour of the imagery of their choice. Students will create a contour line drawing using positive and negative space. Careful use of art blades and smooth cutting will capture details.
Step 1: Students create a rough draft drawing defing the contour and details of their subject.
Step 2: Students reproduce or transfer their drawing to colored paper of their choice. Students may create as many layers as neede to create the illusion of space or Unity in their design.
Objectives: Students will become familiar with human anatomy, the skeletal structure and learn basic proportions. In the next lesson students will use the skeletal form to draw the figure. Students must understand the framework on the inside in order to draw the outside
* Students will be provided with either a 22' or 36' anatomically correct skeletal model to observe.
* Students may choose paper type and medium of their choice for their final draft.
Students will improve figure drawing
skills. Students will improve their perception of proportions of human figure. Students will explore drawing using expressive line to
Students will complete a series of
15 Gesture Drawings 30 seconds each from observation on newsprint. Drawings should show form, weight and movement. Try to express the feeling of the pose.Figures should be drawn rapidly with out pre-thinking. Lines in the firgure should show
* Practice drawing the figures on the right using as few lines as possible to campture the poses. Draw quickly and begin with 2 strong lines that define the position of the pose
Features of the Face and Portrature
Objectives: Students will improve shading skills and learn to eliminate outlines when drawing facial features. Students will shade contrasting skin tones values and shade smooth transitions.
Procedure: Students use drawing medium of choice and are expected to research, combine and experiment with different drawing medium and paper surfaces
Assignment 3 Ink and Figure Elements
Rough Draft Figure in Motion DUE SEPTEMBER 13
Students incorporate a figure in motion with
Ink designs, textures and patterns
- Figure may be positive or negative
Objectives: Students improve figure drawing and ink drawing techniques, Students improve design skills.
Assignment 4:Completed Ink And Figure Elements
Final Ink Drawing 12x18 inches Summative Assignment DUE SEPTEMBER 19th
Student demonstrate a variety of Ink drawing textures and patterns from their Abstract Ink Drawing and Jesture Drawing to create a new original composition.
Assignment 5:Written Critique ART CRITICISM
Assignment 3 Blind Contour Hands Exercise
Students will learn about Renaissance Artist Leonardo Da Vinci. Students will sharpen perception skills by drawing using blind contour strategies. Students will become more familiar with drawing hands and contour line drawing.
Assignment 4 Renaissance Hands Composition
- 5-7 hands overlapping, hands should not be flat
- Student draw detailed hands overlapping in a unique composition
- Hands should come from different angles
Assignment 5 Renaissance Hands Shaded using 6 hues of Brown or
Analogous color study.
Overlapp colors to belnd deeper colors
OBJECTIVES: Students will learn to show values (light medium and dark) Students will learn to repeat vales throughout design
Renaissance Hand Study
Materials 12x18 black drawing paper or poster board
White charcoal pencil, black charcoal, colored pencils
Students will learn to draw using highlights, students will improve shading technique, students will learn to recognoze the pattern of texture and determine values,
Students will explore design concepts.
Choose a subject to draw
Animals with fur, Birds with feathers faces with expression, buildings