Class: Studio in ArtMrs. Lorin EastonUnit and Specific Lesson: Grid DrawingDate:
: Given the specific instructions and materials, students will demonstrate the process of enlarging a picture by creating a grid on a smaller picture and drawing it larger and to scale on a largerpaper that shows understanding of creating shapes and value to create a whole picture to the best of theirpersonal ability.
: To create a 12x18 drawing from a 4x6 picture that the student selects using a grid to enlarge.
: To discuss the history of grid drawing using the artists Albrecht Durer, Leonardo da Vinci, and ChuckClose.
: To compare each others grid drawing to the original pictures.
: To answer the question, “How accurate does my drawing look compare to the original picture?”
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: With students around a table, show examples of grid drawings and discuss famousartists who used grid drawings to create their own art. Go through step-by-step with students to showprocess of grid drawing with the appropriate materials.
Select a pic with contrast, detail,value, & emphasis (no cartoons,keep it realistic)Students will select a 4x6photograph, personal drawing orother pictureDiscuss and show examplesfrom artists and personal art Trace over pic with tracing paper toget the basic shapes in the pic Tracing paper placed overpicture, draw outlines and picborderVisually demonstrate & discussprocessDraw a grid on the traced 4x6 picUsing a ruler draw 1x1” grid onpaperVisually demo & discussDraw a grid on the 12x18 drawingpaperUsing a ruler draw 3x3” grid onpaperVisually demo & discussUse viewfinder to help transferimageCut out 1” and 3” square inmanila paperVisually demo & discussGo over all lines with a sharpie toprep for painting Trace over all drawn lines with asharpie, except grid to prep forpainting laterVisually demo & discuss
: As class is around table, visually demonstrate the process of creating a grid and drawing fromit. Ask important questions that relate to the process of grid drawing to check that each studentunderstands the process.
: Visually check each students work and ask class questions that relate to eachprocess of the project.