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Here's one...12x18" paper, tagboard precut to 3x4" (sometimes I vary the
sizes, but when I'm teaching perspective, I use the one size)...
Draw around the tagboard rectangles in 8 places on the drawing paper...4
corners and in middle on each side. Place the dot somewhere near the center
of the paper. Then I create a box and show them how to do it...then they
get to practice all around the paper.
Erase the guidelines...then they draw openings (holes) in the boxes...they
have to draw them in perspective depending on the side of the box, circles
on front side, ovals on sides....draw "worms" crawling in and around the
boxes all over the paper...they wind them in and out, loop them, etc. and
they need to be drawn big enough so they can add shading.
Then determine the source of the light and shade the boxes...and then shade
the worms (sometimes we've added texture or designs on the worms. Use
pencil or colored pencils.
Kinston High School
Kinston NC 28501
http://cyber.lenoir.k12.nc.us/khs/departments/roberts.html (Computer Art
>I am looking for fun perspective lessons for the 4th and fifth grades.
>I'm trying to come up with some cool themes etc... Any ideas or tried and
>true favorites would be wonderful to hear!
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