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Re: ties, drawing, perspective lesson idea

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Thu, 22 Apr 1999 03:39:16 EDT

In a message dated 4/21/99 10:12:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

They are great to draw . One of my favorite 2nd semester drawing and
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
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