5 th Grade Visual Art Elements of Art for 5 th Grade with definitions Blind Contour Line Line Design Abstract Blind Contour Line: a method of drawing where the observer looks only at the subject while drawing, making sure to use one continuous descriptive line.
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Blind Contour Line
Blind Contour Line: a method of drawing where the observer looks only at the subject while drawing, making sure to use one continuous descriptive line.
Label, list, name, define, relate, recall and use art making tools
Blind contour drawing forces us to observe the outside edge of the object very closely. This exercise helps an artist draw that extra detail more accurately. Also, it's always encouraging to see how well you can draw something, even if you have to trick your brain to do it!
Blind contour is not supposed to be a correct proportional drawing. The stranger it looks, the better. The important thing to do is to train your eye to draw what you really see.
Discover, look at, investigate, experience and form ideas.
Artist: Carl (CAKUart)
Apply, construct, demonstrate, illustrate, evaluate and practice
repetitive organicand geometriclines making patterns
Compare, contrast, distinguish, examine and incorporate
Study, explore, seek, be creative, imagine and produce
Use blind contour drawings as a means to create exaggerations and distortions in facial features, self-portraits or cartoon characters.
Show skill mastery for
grade level, give
others, and show art
Appreciate the lack of proportional realism in other students’ artwork. Stand up and walk around the room to observe what others have done. Respect the work of others by making positive comments.
After exploring ideas write a story around one of your best characters you have illustrated. Use descriptive words and make an illustrated picture book.
The next slide is an example of an accordion fold book. The cover is made from a filing folder. The file folder has been covered with paper with the main character of the story glued to the cover.