Embedding drawing fundamentals (with paper and pencil)

In today's lesson we will be looking at drawing fundamentals and image appreciation, focussing on pencil drawing. You will be working free-hand plotting and building techniques, as well as methods for shading and hatching quickly using traditional pencils & digital media.

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Quiz:

Embedding drawing Fundamentals with Pencil & Paper, Lesson 1 of 2

This quiz will help to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

Q1.Can you remember what the first stage in drawing construction is called?

1/6

Q2.Can you remember what pencil hardness is best for starting your drawing?

2/6

Q3.Who was the artist who playfully coined the sentence "taking the line for a walk"?

3/6

Q4.What geometrical shapes am I using in my drawing building volume demonstration?

4/6

Q5.What pencil hardness is best to finish the darkest areas of your drawing?

5/6

Q6.Can you remember the name of the digital drawing app I used for my extension work?

6/6

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Embedding drawing Fundamentals with Pencil & Paper, Lesson 1 of 2

This quiz will help to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

Q1.Can you remember what the first stage in drawing construction is called?

1/6

Q2.Can you remember what pencil hardness is best for starting your drawing?

2/6

Q3.Who was the artist who playfully coined the sentence "taking the line for a walk"?

3/6

Q4.What geometrical shapes am I using in my drawing building volume demonstration?

4/6

Q5.What pencil hardness is best to finish the darkest areas of your drawing?

5/6

Q6.Can you remember the name of the digital drawing app I used for my extension work?

6/6

Lesson summary: Embedding drawing fundamentals (with paper and pencil)

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Time to move!

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