Taken Out of Perspective

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Art does not always have to look perfectly realistic. Play with proportion and shape by stretching images. Pupils study works of art by Picasso, Cézanne, and Monet before selecting a photograph to adapt. They use a distorted grid to create a distorted contour drawing.

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  • While the lesson is paired with 10 different works of art, you may wish to focus just on the pieces mentioned in the plan; these work best with the assignment

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