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Slide 1 - Art I
- Grid Drawing
- apply problem-solving skills in the creative process selecting subjects, symbols, and ideas for use in their own artwork.
- create two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks based on elements of art and principles of design using appropriate media, processes, and techniques to solve specific problems.
Slide 3 - 1st Goal:
- Learning to
- Compare shapes and sizes
Slide 4 - This is an example of what is NOT allowed for you to pick as your subject! Pick a picture that is challenging to you!
Slide 5 - 15 minutes to find a picture of a person in action
- Copy the image (right click copy)
- Paste onto Microsoft word to photo edit.
- Use “Photo Edit” tools to:
- Show full paper
- Recolor to gray scale
Slide 6 - Make a one inch grid on the photo
- Draw a one inch grid on a plain piece of paper
- Label the top with letters
- Label the left side with numbers
- A VIEWFINDER is used to help the artist simplify the picture so that you can see SHAPES and not what the object actually is.
Slide 9 - 2nd Goal
- Full Value Range
Slide 10 - It is a good idea when starting your grid drawing to draw top to bottom and left to right to avoid smudging your paper.
Slide 11 - The Use of Grids in other Art Forms:
Slide 12 - Egyptians planned their drawings and hieroglyphs using the grid format.
Slide 13 - Renaissance workers have also been known to do the same in their plans and sketches of work.
Slide 14 - Many crafters plan their work using a grid in order to duplicate their ideas so that each piece of their work resembles the previous part.
Slide 18 - Ok!
- So know you know the basics, here’s some help getting your paper set up and getting started!
- ”How to Make a Drawing Smaller or Larger using a Grid”
- “Using a Viewfinder Quick Overview”
Slide 19 - Sources:
- Slide 14: Lace
- Slide 13: Renaissance
- Slide 12: Egyptian
- Slide 4: Cartoon Grid