In this lesson students are introduced to the concept of line as contour. Through guided and individual practice, students will develop the skill of creating a contour line that is both observant and sensitive. Students are amazed at how it changes the way they look at things and the how much it improves their drawing ability – two really great reasons to practice it!
o After viewing a Power Point presentation, students will gain insight into the concept of contours and the line quality that is unique to the contour drawing style.
o After both guided and individual practice, students will be able demonstrate their skill in using the contour drawing style in preparation of creating a contour composition of their own.
California State Standards:
• 1.0 Develop Perceptual Skills and Visual Arts Vocabulary
• 4.0 Aesthetic Valuing
Power Point Presentation includes:
• Anticipatory Set
• Direct Instruction
• Guided Practice