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Re: Help please directed drawing


From: Heidi McElroy (hmcelroy_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Aug 16 2003 - 13:03:36 PDT

i did directed drawings many years ago. it was fun. Choose words from
the dictionary. I did a worksheet where I gave definations. I remember
I included elevator as one of the words. Think of some ordinary objects
that students usually encounter. Escalator might be another good one.
Heidi in VA

LeAnn Escoffre wrote:
> One of the projects I want to do with my students is directed drawing as
> a lead in to a in class more complex drawing. Does anyone know, or have
> heard about, the description of a rhinocerous. Some artists way back in
> the day, did a drawing based on a description of a rhinocerous? Back
> before anyone had ever seen one? The picture either was right on with a
> rhino picture or really off base? Anyone know where I could get info or
> something? I would like if possible to get that description or something
> like that and do an in class exercise. Anyone have any ideas?
> LeAnn
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