Archive Monthly Archives: March 2014

Making landscape pictures with tissue paper for backgrounds

I’ve done a number of posts here on the blog with activities that teach horizon line and basic perspective issues. This is another great activity with a twist since here  we used tissue paper to

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How to make teaching about line in drawing more concrete: Use wire

I started a new class recently to try to continue developing a set of lessons for teaching kids to draw. This small class of mine is going to form the basis for my

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Don’t throw out your old magazines: Make a rolled paper collage

I was looking through some old videos I have in my  videos category recently and I came across this rolled paper collage for adults. I remembered that I had wanted to try this with some children and

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Overlapping circles. Teaches the perspective of objects in front and behind

I’ve always thought of perspective lessons as having to do with one point, 2 point and three point perspective. (Is there a 4th and 5th? :). However, perspective is the way we view things and getting

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