African Safari Animal Art: Elephant Sketch
In this one-time art course, students will learn drawing techniques to sketch a realistic full body portrait of an elephant.
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In this one-time drawing course, students will learn how to sketch a realistic full body portrait of an elephant. What will students learn? 1. Students will learn techniques for sketching a proportionate contour drawing (outline) of an elephant. 2. Students will learn techniques for smooth blending, pencil application, gradient blending, and adding contrast. 3. Students will learn techniques for sketching realistic full body portrait of an elephant. 4. Students will learn a few facts...
1. Students will learn techniques for sketching a proportionate contour drawing (outline) of an elephant. 2. Students will learn techniques for smooth blending, pencil application, gradient blending, and adding contrast. 3. Students will learn techniques for sketching realistic full body portrait of an elephant. 4. Students will learn a few facts about elephants.
If students do not finish their drawings in class, I encourage to finish outside of class.
1 file available upon enrollmentREQUIRED FOR STUDENTS: -Paper (Preferably drawing paper, but if you do not have this, regular paper is fine.) -Pencil -Regular everyday eraser -Pencil sharpener -A printed or electronic copy of the reference photo available upon enrollment (found in the welcome post in the classroom tab) -Blending tool (We will practice blending skills a lot in this class. If you do not have blending stumps, please bring a tissue and/or a Q-Tip. If you are unable to get these supplies, students are fine to use their fingers to blend.) WHAT THE TEACHER WILL BE USING (OPTIONAL): -Drawing paper OR Sketchbook (You can purchase a sketchbook for around $10 on Amazon.) -Wooden pencil -Pencil sharpener -Kneaded eraser (You can purchase a kneaded eraser for around $5 on Amazon.) -Regular everyday eraser -Drawing pencils (You can purchase drawing pencils for around $10 on Amazon.) -Blending stumps (You can purchase blending stumps for around $5 on Amazon.)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be assessed throughout class and at the end of class through questions and sharing of drawings.
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Please be aware that this course uses materials that may be harmful to your student if used inappropriately. If you think your student may use any class materials inappropriately and/or potentially cause harm, please provide adult supervision for your student.
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Welcome to my teacher page! My name is Torri McCarrey, and I am very passionate about teaching visual arts and core curriculum. My core curriculum courses often use an art integration approach to learning (e.g., drawing your own monster using...