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Sketch Book Art 1
Analyzing A Painting
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Form and Contour Line
Positive -Negative Lesson
Value as in Black and White
Value Lesson-Black and White
Still Life Project
Color & Value as in Color
Color Lesson Plan
Paul Klee - Fantastic Child Artist
ttern and Repetition
Decoration Vs. Design
the Illusion of Depth
Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
Van Gogh Landscape, Line & Marks
Art Nouveau-Organic Design&Pattern
Multi Media Assemblage & Fibre Art
Mixed Media Lesson Plan
Cubism, Fragmentation,Abstraction - Lesson Plan
Texture and Pattern
Pattern and Fish, Texture and Fish
A form is a 3 dimensional object or thing. It is defined by mass and volume existing in space. It is drawn using a contour line. It is shown by adding values ie.. shading.
Contour: The outline of a shape or the surface of the form.
Depth: A technique to show deep space on a two-dimensional plane.
Edge: The outside line of a shape or form.
Gesture drawing using a contour line shows an objects interior form. it's volume or the space it occupies.
A gesture drawing is made by drawing quickly, concentrating on the object not the paper drawing in a continuous line. Looking at the paper is done very fast.
A gesture drawing is a study. It's line is called contour line, a line that shows shape or 3 dimensions.
A contour line defines form and mass. It is the line that is used when drawing a modified contour drawing and the inside form of a shape is desired.
Modified contour or gesture drawing mapping out the light and dark of values of these portraits. Notice the line characteristics, jagged, fast, hatched quickly, and not direct.
Using a resist technique to describe the form of faces.
describing 3 dimensions or form
A) use observation to describe on object by gestural line
a) intro and demo
b) observe object
c) describe object using a continuous rather quick line. You my look at the paper quickly
d) Times drawing first then modified
e) First drawings just line
f) Second drawing map light and dark as in portraits.
Giacometti, Van gogh,
A) tie into objectives
c)Speed of line
d) Improved drawing
Gesture drawing project
using gesture concept to produce an expressive drawing
a) draw using an additive and subtractive concept
b) draw with an eraser.
b) Draw an observed object covering it in line describing light dark form etc as in a Giacometti
c) Use an eraser to high light or remove line to lighten drawing
12 x 16 w. paper, pencils, erasers
a) tie into assessment
b) use of subtractive method to produce drawing.
See Giacometti gallery
Drawn using value or shading.
Objects having 3 dimensions being shown by shading.
Real 3d form, sculpture
Robert Rauschenberg, painting or sculpture? or relief?
See Sculpture under the gallery title.
Developing form on a flat surface is a process of using values (see value section) to create the illusion of depth and space
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