[teacherartexchange] seeking drawing and writing warm ups
Not drawing per se - but art/writing warm-ups
I use prints and have students write a story - 'this is a snapshot -
what happened before, what happened after"...
Become part of the action - write from a subject's point of view.
Dialog from a scene...
Respond to art - poetry... (ekphrastic)
Study an object and describe - specific
Directions on process -
Compare and contrast two pieces.
Brainstorm a list of adjectives...
Depending on the print... list action verbs - example - strumming,
twirling, stomping, strumming.... Benton's Sources of Country Music...
Cassatt's The Letter - write the letter...
Letter to the editor - importance of art, support the arts
Op ed - why we need art...
Does this help?
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