I used to take my HS drawing students outside to search for repetition
and patterns in/on/around the building. You'd be surprised at how much
there can be. How about having them imaginatively fill in all those
blank "uninteresting" areas?
Heather Hayes wrote:
> Oh, how I *wish* we had something that interesting near my school for
> the kiddos to draw. My school is pretty new, and the developers of
> the school and the neighborhoods nearby bulldozed everything around
> us. We're in the middle of flat fields with only the occasional newly
> planted tree - basically nothing very interesting to draw. I'm
> planning to take one class outside today to draw. Who knows...they
> may surprise me and find something I've overlooked. They often do.