History - Egyptian Drawing
Egyptian studies are fascinating and educational. Kids love to learn about this fascinating time period and what would enhance an Egyptian study like learning to draw some of the symbols and Gods of this intriguing era. Damon Reinagle utilizes basic, simple shapes to establish the ground work for drawing these classic icons. Through step by step instruction, students can successfully create these images for reports, posters or just for fun to paint or color in with oil pastels, crayons or colored pencils. These Egyptian drawings teach young artists about symmetry, balance, shape, proportion and drawing technique!
Utilizing these step by step drawings ala Damon Reinagle, author of DRAW ALIEN FANTASIES and DRAW MONSTERS, students can clearly see the connection between art and history. These historical images of King Tut, Horas, the Sacred Scarab and Anubis can be utilized to stimulate the creative juices of middle schoolers and high schoolers as well. 3rd and 4th graders have had success with similar step by steps as well!