Self-Portrait in Charcoal Pencil Lesson Plan: Self-Portrait Charcoal Drawing Purpose/Objective: Students will be able to simplify the human facial features into basic geometric shapes. Students will be able to placement and spatial relationships of the facial features by use of proportions (size relationships) and mathematical measurements (ratio relationships). Students will be able to draw more complex features using these “blueprint” shapes and placements. Standards Addressed:L.1) Identify, understand and apply the elements of art.L.2) Demonstrate an understanding of the design process and the principles of art.P.2) Exhibit the proper use and care of tools, materials and media. General Goal(s) and Vocabulary: Line, Shape, Form, Value, Value Scale, Contrast, Facial Proportion
Pencil Drawing Lessons & Techniques : How to Draw with Graphite Pencils & Shading Tutorials for Cartoons & Comics Pencil Drawing : How to Draw with Pencils Lesson Learn the basics of learning to draw with pencils...techniques and what you need. Learn techniques for drawing with pencils with the following lesson for how to draw and shade with pencils. KarmaToons In 1988, an extraordinary thing happened in the world of animation. The film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"( Directed by Robert Zemekis, animation directed by Richard Williams) was released. The film gleefully celebrated the kind of imaginative slapstick cartoon violence that was the staple of the most popular short cartoon classics that were made during the period from around 1940 till the decline in the year that the film takes place,1947. Cartoon lover's eyes popped like Tex Avery wolves all over the world for this caliber of animation hadn't been seen since...well, 1947. The film was a major hit, and a powerful shot in the arm for the until then sluggish animation business.
Art Class: Coloured pencil drawing Before Christmas we did a short three week unit of coloured pencil drawing. We used both watercolour and wax or oil based coloured pencils. Just as my art teachers had done I had my class drawing fruit. Fruit are a manageable subject to be completed in a short time frame. Even though the time was relatively short I stressed that the longer we spent building up colour with the non watercolour pencils the more depth and realism we could achieve.
How to Shade - Learn Basic Shading of a Sphere Video The simplest way to add depth to your drawing is through good shading. Learn the basics of shading, and see how to add highlights and shadows.See Transcript Hi! I'm Shaddai Berron with About.com, and today I'm going to walk you through shading. Drawing Supplies for Shading You will need a pencil, some paper, an eraser, and a napkin or cloth. Learn to Draw - Graphite Pencil Drawing Tutorial. Work In Progress - Step-by-Step Title: "Inner Beauty" Size: 18" x 14" Medium: Charcoal, Graphite, Carbon on White Paper Step One: If you are unfamiliar with the use of frisket film, here's a video that will explain it for you:
Artshow Lifting Color: Two Methods -- This tutorial from Bet Borgeson demonstrates how an artist can make changes or fix problems in any colored pencil drawing. Techniques include using frisket film, masking tape, and burnishing tools. "From Aunt Wilmot's Things" by Bet Borgeson -- This seven-step demonstration teaches the many stages involved in creating a masterful colored pencil drawing and provides helpful tips for establishing a good composition, an effective range of values, and a variety of edges. Drawing Tutorials and Tips -- Brian Duey's online drawing tutorials focus primarily on drawing facial features and creating life-like portraits. His tips for attaining a wet, reflective look when drawing eyes are especially helpful. Art1010.worldpress.com « H-salma2010.wordpress.com week5-septamber -line quality LINE Talk more about line quality: still life/shoes Start with sketchbook studies. Last 60 minutes of class work in your spiral bound sketchbook on a slightly larger drawing and a brief end of class critique. Work general to specific: start by drawing at arm’s length with a hard pencil to create the general shapes in a light value.
Shading in Perspective If you are doing a quick sketch or roughly shading an area, the direction of the pencil marks can be very obvious, and even quite dense shading can still reveal directional marks. A common mistake that beginners make is to begin shading along one edge of of an object in perspective, and to continue that direction all the way down, so that by the time they reach the bottom, the direction of shading is working against the perspective, as in the panel at top left. Beside it is a panel shaded horizonatally: again the shading fights against the perspective and flattens the drawing. In the second example, the direction of shading follows the perspective correctly, with the angle changing gradually so that it is always along an orthagonal (vanishing line). With a practiced eye, you can do this by instinct, or, as you see in the example, you can draw subtle guidelines back to the vanishing point first. The right panel of this box is shaded vertically.
Online Fine Art Instruction in Drawing, Painting, Pastel, Charcoal, and Lessons in Color Theory, Space and Composition What I Believe/Don't Believe About Art: - "Talent" is basically a myth. I believe that sensitivity, inspiration, June 2012 Original Post: 6/12/2010 When I took life drawing class back in college, gesture drawing was used as a warm up exercise. That's a pretty short-sited approach to take. The definition of gesture drawing is to capture the energy and movement of the subject matter - or to capture the essence of the pose. While gesture drawing is typically used in figure drawing, I see no reason why I can't use the same approach with still lifes or landscapes. I've been reading Walt Stanchfield' s book "Drawn to Life".
Sight Size Drawing Method Sight-size or right-size drawing is a traditional method of observing the subject, still taught in classical ateliers. Mainly used for portraiture but applicable to other subjects, sight-sizing will help you attain great accuracy when drawing from life. How to Use the Sight-Size MethodBen Rathbone, a graduate of the School of Representational Art in Chicago, wrote this explanation of the sight-size method. He includes photographic illustrations and covers the use of plumb-line and calipers. The Benefits of Sight-Size DrawingA feature article in 'My American Artist' magazine. Editor M.
Cervantes Not every great metropolis is going to make a comeback. Planners consider some radical ways to embrace decline. Since cities first got big enough to require urban planning, its practitioners have focused on growth. From imperial Rome to 19th-century Paris and Chicago and up through modern-day Beijing, the duty of city planners and administrators has been to impose order as people flowed in, buildings rose up, and the city limits extended outward into the hinterlands. But cities don’t always grow. Sometimes they shrink, and sometimes they shrink drastically.
Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah!