Thursday, March 15, 2012

Drawing lessons

The week before Spring Break was also quarterly testing for us - what a good idea, don't you think? So of course the kids were a bit squirrely by the time they made it to the special area classes. So for those grade levels that had finished their current projects, we did step-by-step drawings rather than starting our next long term project. I used this book for inspiration...

Here are the steps I used so the 1st graders could create an alien monster:

Once the basic drawing was done, it was time for personalized details...

along with foreground and background:

Some classes had time to add color. Hope your kids enjoy the drawing exercise as much as my kids did!

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