in my grade 5-8 class. He drew two birds lininig them with
a design. You can see the aboriginal influence in this work.
Once that was done they were to use a black marker to outline the rectangle and create a design for a border to go around the rectangle. They could chose to leave the border design black and white or add color with the pencil crayons. Once done, I would provide a larger black sheet on which they would glue their drawing. This black sheet of card stock would then act as a frame for their creation.
For our "contour drawing" at the beginning of the class I brought in our sofa cushions. These were a hit. I set up two of them on music stands for them to draw. In no time these pillows were flying around the room. They seemed to be in constant motion. Even disappearing as students began using them as pillows to sleep on at the tables. But, we finally got everything settled down and the drawings began. Here are two examples.
who's work is showing a lot of excellence.
used the image of a seal.
not in the attainment,
full effort is full victory."
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