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What is Gesture Drawing? 3:39
Using Gesture Drawing in the Classroom 5:26
Figure Drawing: Getting the Pose
Order of Operations 9:06
Posing Figures 4:45
Adding Form and Mass 2:47
More Tips for Adding Mass 4:20
Figure Drawing: Shape and Form
Fabric and Clothing 4:41
Developing Form 9:12
Complex Hand Structures 5:15
Adding Details 5:02
Adding Shadows 4:29
Proportions, Features, and Details
Proportions of the Head 5:28
Putting It All Together
Setup and Logistics 6:31
Final Ideas for Figure Drawing 2:39
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Develop scaffolded approaches to drawing the human form in order to build student confidence.
2 Investigate a variety of techniques and methods of developing accurate proportions of the human form.
3 Integrate advanced techniques and methods to further develop figure drawings.
Drawing the human form can be difficult for any artist, but this is especially true for our students. In this PRO Pack, survey various approaches for drawing the human form, including a plethora of simple tips and techniques to build your students’ confidence. Gain specific ideas for all types of drawing, from beginning exercises to advanced projects, all while exploring best practices and innovative ideas in drawing the human form.
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Content & Art Ed NOW Manager and PRO Facilitator
Tim is the Content & Art Ed NOW Manager for the Art of Education University, and previously worked as an AOEU writer and graduate instructor. Before working for AOEU, Tim taught high school art for 14 years in Omaha, Nebraska. As a teacher, he focused on creativity, problem solving, and higher order thinking skills, using drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and whatever other materials might be available.