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Teaching Drawing Skills in the Elementary Classroom
"A man paints with his brains
and not with his hands."
A Drawing -
Two-dimensional visual art
Marks on a surface
Makes use of many different media
Expresses the artists ideas
A Sketch –
Rapidly executed freehand drawing
A quick way to record an idea for later use
Sharpens an artist's ability to focus on the most important elements of a subject
lightest value (white)
actual texture of an object
in fact is just a
Shining a light into a prism will create a rainbow of colors because it separates the color of the spectrum.
When the light rays hit an object our eyes respond to the light that is bounced back and we see that color.
As artists we use pigments in the form of powder or liquid paints to create color.
The Color Wheel is made up of:
Red, Yellow, Blue
These colors cannot
Secondary Color: Orange, Violet, Green
These colors are created by mixing two primaries.
Red Orange, Red Purple, Blue Purple, Blue Green, Yellow Green, Yellow Orange
Mixing a primary with
creates these colors.
Is a movement in which some elements recur regularly
Notice how the smaller elements seem to recede into the background while the larger elements come to the front.
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