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Re: Upside Down Drawing


From: Karen Chilman (ChilArt_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 17:42:28 PST

I have often had students draw upside down if drawing from photographs or
other pictures.
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From: "Andy DiConti" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 11:12 AM
Subject: Upside Down Drawing

> Hello artednetters
> how many of you introduce your art programs using the upside down
> drawing (betty edwards)?
> i had new students (semester course) come into my class last week. my
> 7th graders tend to be timid and anxious...worried that their drawing
> ability is not up to the standard (of which there really isn't one...)
> so, to help them gain confidence we do the upside down stravinsky
> (...and it really does put most of them at ease since most realize they
> aren't as "bad" as they claim to be.) just wanted to share and see if
> any of you do this...the following link shows our process:
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