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However, the results always seem to me to be stiff and awkward (my lack of
skill perhaps?) I learned long ago (long before copy machines that enlarge
and overhead projectors to project an image) that I always needed to
redraw a grid-enlarged image with the total, larger, image in mind in order
to get a graceful image. This can also give a confident, rather than
In the classroom this might mean drawing over the enlarged image with a
marker or heavy charcoal, or even tracing/re-drawing the image on another
And then of course, there's always drawing onto a distorted or skewed
grid--some kids will get a big kick out of this--kind of a primitive
morphing.....If you're using computers, there are filters available that
let you set the distortion of the grid.
Lily Kerns CWKerns