2 Lines Line LinesThere are many different types of line: straight, curvy, zig zag, dashed, jagged, rough, sharp, soft….Artists use different types of lines to create different effects and feelings in their drawings and paintings.
4 Task one Divide up your page into sections You should make each section a different size and shape – make 10 different shapes in totalIn each shape write a different emotion.In each shape, think of a different way of making a line to express that emotion.Fill up your shape with that line – remember you are doing your first drawing in your new unit, so take your time and make an imaginative composition.
5 HomeworkESCAPE VELOCITY by Elsa Schieder, My nerves shriek I need to reach ESCAPE VELOCITY My nerves strain I must attain ESCAPE FEROCITY Sometimes I snarl Easy to quarrel Hard to attain my goal, my aim ESCAPE VELOCITY fueled by ESCAPE FEROCITY I am not meek I am not mild I seethe I boil Like an A-bomb I go wild Can't keep the force INSIDE I feel the strain The shell won't hold ..Print out the poem, cut around it, and stick it in the middle of a new sketchbook page. Using only lines, illustrate the poem, filling up the whole page.Do not draw pictures, just patterns/lines/shapes.
6 Where have you heard the word Contour before? Contour drawingsContour drawings are made up of one continuous line that doesn’t stop – when you try to do a contour drawing, your pencil shouldn’t leave the paper!
7 Task twoAfter watching Mr Hebden, we will fill up two pages in our sketchbooks with contour drawings!On one page we will draw 4 small objects – spend 5 minutes on each drawing (total 20 minutes)On page two we will choose 2 bigger objects – spend 1- minutes on each one (total 20 minutes)
8 Homework What is a contour drawing? Where is the best place to hold the pencil?What is the most important thing to remember?Draw 3 contour drawings of your hand. Remember – take your time, keep looking at what you are drawing, and include as much detail as you can see!
9 Blind Contour drawingThis is a technique that helps us get better at drawing – why do you think not being able to see what we are drawing, could make us better?
10 Task threeWe will try some quick blind drawings to warm up, and then try a longer drawing to test our skills….
11 HomeworkYou must do a blind contour drawing of a family member – a brother, sister, your mum or your dad.You should spend 20 minutes on your drawing.Don’t cheat!
12 Assessment Piece 1 Contour collage Using our new skills we will draw a still lifeLook around the room – what would make a good area to draw?You need to be responsible for making an interesting composition.Don’t draw your objects too small – fill up your paper!You must have some lines going off the edge of your pageWhen you have made some light lines to guide you – start your drawing …remember its one continuous line!After you have finished your outline you can add patterns and detailsYou must then use coloured paper to colour areas of your drawings – like in these examples.This piece of work will take 3 periods
13 Levels – print out this page, complete it and stick it in your sketchbooks 345I have used one continuous line –most of the time. My drawings show that I am looking quite carefullyAI have used one continuous line all the time. My drawings show I have observed carefullyI can use my line and I can control it, showing accuracy and detail. My drawings show a good level of observationBCI can discuss types of lineI can explain why how artists have made lines, and why they have made themI can talk about my work and the work of my friends using unit keywordsI can change and improve my workI can change and improve my work and keep my sketchbook organised and neatI can analyze and comment on the images in my sketchbookWhat went well so far…What will I try and improve during the rest of the unit…..
14 Gestural DrawingLook at the lines in these drawings – how would you describe them?How do you think the artist made them? Can you imagine the movements he or she made?What does the word Gesture mean?
15 Task 4 We are going to draw….Fast! Gestural drawings are great for capturing moving things, because you move your hand and arm very quickly, but its also good for making your drawings feel like you could touch them.Gestural drawing is about capturing the form of something.We will start by doing one page of drawings of small objects. 3x5 second drawings, 3x10 second drawings, 3x20 second drawings, 3 x 30 second drawings and 3 x 1 minute drawings
16 Task 5Using colour!Pick two complimentary colours (check your colour wheel)Starting with the lighter colour, draw in the basic linesUse your second, darker colour, to add more detailUse your pencil to finish the drawing2 x 10 minute drawings
17 HomeworkWhat parts of the arm do you use when you are doing a gestural drawing?How is this different to a contour drawing?Why might you use gestural drawing to draw something?
18 Task 6 Figure drawing… You are going to draw everyone in the class! Before you start make sure you understand the human figure proportion rules that Mr Hebden has explained on the board – getting this right is important…no giant alien heads please!Spend 3 minutes on each friend, and then switchFill up two pages in your sketchbooks doing this..Try mixing up your viewpoints and compositions
19 Assessment Piece 2Alberto Giacometti was an artist who used a lot of gestural marks in his drawings.You are going to be doing a self portrait using the same kinds of painted marks.This will take 3 periods.
20 Homework –Print 3 Giacometti drawings, either from this PPT or from the internet.Next to each drawing, discuss his style, and how he draws.Write your personal opinion on the work you have chosen – go into detail using unit keywords.Write down 3 facts about his life.
21 Levels – print out this page, complete it and stick it in your sketchbooks 345I have shown the form of an object with gestural lines. My drawings show that I am moving my arm with quite a lot of energy.AI have used gestural lines to build up my drawing and include details, and some light and dark areas.I have used gestural lines to show a good level of detail , light and dark areas, and surface textures.BCI can discuss gestural drawingI can explain why how artists have made lines, and why they have made themI can talk about my work and the work of my friends using unit keywordsI can change and improve my workI can change and improve my work and keep my sketchbook organised and neatI can analyze and comment on the images in my sketchbookWhat went well so far…What will I try and improve during the rest of the unit…..