* Students practiced blind contour technique and drew portraits of their friends.
* They outlined the drawing with a sharpie
*Students created a color scheme reference in their sketchbook.
*They discussed how color connects to personal memories and emotions
*Students took a "gallery walk" to see art with various color schemes. They discussed what mood/feeling the artist might be trying to convey.
How do I do "blind contour" drawing? How does blind contour help me improve my drawing? How do artists use color to convey mood or a feeling? What is a portrait? How can I use a focal point in my artwork?
How can I sketch an object? What are primary, secondary and tertiary colors? How do I mix them to paint my drawing? What are complementary colors? How do I keep my colors from getting dirty?
How can I show a foreground, middle ground, and background in my drawing?
What are cool and warm color schemes? What do those colors say in an artwork?