Since NYC just finished Fashion Week, how about giving them a taste of what it is to be a fashion designer and have them design clothing for their figures. (Think Project Runway). You could give them a theme, and they could design an outfit around the theme. Naturally their figure will act as a "support" for their fashion ideas. You could then display them like a Fashion Board with "Collections" based on the theme.
> I have just started doing some live figure drawing with my 8th garders as a
> fill in for something we were waiting to do....
> It turns out they are absolutely in love with it and are doing well, so I
> would like to continue to work on a long-term project involving the figure,
> because I would hate to quit while they are at it! Any suggestions on what
> might be a fun project to do with them?
> Artists to study?
> Terri NYC