- Still Life: a painting or drawing of an arrangement of objects, typically including fruit and flowers and objects contrasting with these in texture, such as bowls and glassware.
Mini Still Life on 6″ x 9″ drawing paper, using 12 shades of gray
Tip 1: Look at what you are drawing
Tip 2: Draw from real objects whenever possible
Tip 3: Don’t trace
Tip 4: Understand perspective
Tip 5. Use grids, guidelines or rough forms to get the proportions right before you add details
Tip 6: Be wary of ellipses
Tip 7: Keep the outlines light
Tip 8: Have a Good Range of Tone
Tip 9: Use mark-making to convey surface quality and texture
- Surrealism in Black and White
Surrealistic drawing in black and white color pencil on brown Canson paper.
Students will first take a picture of a set of hands – their own or someone else. They will then search for and add other images and elements to their hand composition to create a Surrealistic drawing. Students will potentially need to change the scale of certain images in order to incorporate them successfully into their composition. Multiple Elements and Principles will be utilized in this drawing, specifically: unity, proportion, space, and contrast.
AP Art History
Unit Four: South, Central, East and Southeast Asia
- How do art and architecture reflect beliefs and practices?
- How do art and architecture reveal cross-cultural connections and influences?
Great Stupa, Lakshmana, Angkor, Buddha, Longmen Caves, Todai-ji, Borobudur Temple
For Tuesday, Read: “Eight Scenes of the Buddha’s Life”