Terri, perhaps you could take one application technique at a time with the
charcoal still life? Perhaps, start with blending for the first still life,
then move on to hatching and cross-hatching for another piece...? This may
simplify things for your students.
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Subject: [teacherartexchange] Shaded Still-lifes
> Hello All....Does anyone have any tips on how I should explain how to use
> charcoal for shading and adding value to a still life?
> I have been struggling a little..we are will be working on a value scale
> pencil where they practice all of the 4 techniques of shading (stippling,
> blending, cross-hatching, and hatching) it has been going pretty well.
> But then
> when they go and apply it to their objects they all get confused
> myself on what I really am asking them to do?
> Any suggestions?
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