Observational drawing skills development unit of work
This scheme of work was originally developed for year 9 students to ensure that they had the skills to enable them to move onto GCSE. The lessons are organised into 6 distinct activities, each focusing on observational drawing and emphasising a different skill or formal element. There are links to artists for each lesson and the powerpoint slides are designed to be printed and laminated as a resource for students during the lessons. Students look at shape, tone, form, perspective, reflection, mark-making... using ink, biro, fineliners, pencil... Discussion points are included and key vocabulary. Students seem to really enjoy the focused nature of these sessions, and I have often found that they are concentrating so hard that they end up in silence! Optional homework/independent study tasks are listed at the end to go along with this scheme.
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Created: Oct 31, 2016

Updated: Feb 21, 2018

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