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Re: ties, drawing, perspective lesson idea

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MPBC90
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 03:39:16 EDT


In a message dated 4/21/99 10:12:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:

<<
They are great to draw . One of my favorite 2nd semester drawing and
painting
subjects is ties on a clothes hangar (kids set up with an eye for design)
done in water color washes with Prismacolor pencil drawing over the
watercolor.
Denise J
Georgia >>

This might be a nice lesson to incorporate One Point Perspective!!! Kind
tired of the ol' railroad tracks vanishing into the distance? Demonstrate,
on a chalkboard, a few different spots to place your vanishing point...on or
off the page. Create the "clothes-line" and show how the ties (if,
theoretically, they are all approximately the same length) should follow one
line in length, the triangle at the bottom of the tie should begin breaking
along the same line, the clothespins should diminish in size along the same
line, etc. Just sharing.
mp in NY