Observational Drawing Skills Teacher Resources
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Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Informed Drawing Through Observation
Students practice observation techniques to improve their drawing skills. In this drawing technique lesson, students assess drawing as an art media and discuss realism. Students view examples of animal drawings and practice drawing using...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Figure Study: Lesson Six
This quick lesson plan outline is fun and useful in developing drawing skills. Learners complete figure studies of each other. A "runway" is set up at the back of the room, and peers take turns 'striking a pose' as they are considered as...
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Textured Animals - Stuffed Animal Still Life
After posing their stuffed animals your young artists will sketch them in light colored chalk. After sketching, the second graders fill the animal with lines to show the fur, or texture of the animal. They put a shadow under their...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Orchid in Blind Contour Format
Young scholars create blind contour drawings. They compare methods of drawing including blind contour and contour approaches. Students follow a blind contour method to produce a drawing of a flower and then complete the piece with a...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties
While the lesson plan is lacking in procedure, it does provide a wealth of information on artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Information on his life, art, and inspirations can provide you with insights into creating learning activities that convey...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts