City Scene from an Extreme Perspective
Art Challenge: Create a city scene with extreme perspective drawing using PEN.
Here are some examples and a video tutorial on a perspective drawing from a bird's eye view.
1. Watch the video and check out the website of artist Stephen Wiltshire
2. Practice drawing a city scene from a WORM'S Eye view AND a BIRD'S eye view
3. Practice using pen to create values and a variety of marks
4. Gather reference pictures or work from imagination
5. Create an original drawing that demonstrates EXTREME Perspective
Drawing by Lina Wu
Drawing by Maya Russell
My Room Drawing.....
Create a craypas drawing on colored paper that captures your room in perspective.
Practice drawing in one point perspective
Create a sketch of your room using a light color craypas ( white or yellow)
Check the perspective of the room
Use a variety of marks to create the room drawing
The drawing does not have to be realistic, you may alter the room to capture the mood and feel of the space
Create contrast and mix colors with the craypas
Create a drawing that captures your room
Mid Year Exam- Scratchboard
For the Mid Year Exam you will complete the collab themed art- scratchboard. Please read all of the details here:
Drawing and Painting Mid Year Exam 2016
Mid-Year Exam - Past Student Work
The midterm exam is made up of two parts.
Part 1 needs to be completed prior to the day of the exam and Part 2 will be done during the exam time. No late projects will be accepted.
Take Home Portion of Exam: Part 1- Art and essay
Instructions: Type a one page single spaced essay on the artist that you selected.
Please include the following:
Place your essay into the google drive folder labeled: Mid Year Exam Essay on Artist
Self Portrait Project-70%
1. Facts about artist 10%
2. Content and Quality of Writing 10%
Each spelling error -1
Each grammar error -1
To be completed in class: Part 2
Descriptive Essay -self evaluation of self portrait 10%
Write an essay describing and self- evaluating the self portrait
Answering the following questions:
Who was the artist that you studied?
What style of art did they create?
What medium and materials did they use to create their works of art?
How did you translate their style into a self- portrait of you?
What materials and medium did you use?
What colors, style and attributes did you use?
Do you think that you accurately captured yourself?
Does the portrait look like you? Why or why not?
Art Vocabulary to use in essays. Please make sure that the meanings of all terms used are clear
Positive/ negative space
Grading Criteria for Part 2 - Descriptive Essay
Spelling and grammar do count, but we are much more concerned with content.
Each thoughtful, observant, clear statement 5%
Each spelling error -1 point
Each grammatical error -1 point
Place completed essay into google classroom folder
Create an accurate still life drawing of the white still life objects using white and black charcoal on colored paper.
*Upon completion please turn in a photograph of the completed drawing in google classroom
Drawing and Painting