Lesson 21: THE ELEMENT OF TEXTURE - Get ready to "feel" your drawings getting better! Pat introduces the art element of texture - how to make the marks on the page with pencil to convey how something might feel: hard or soft, rough or smooth, bumpy or hairy! Supplies needed: #2 Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Softer Drawing Pencil - 4B, 3 sheets of White Drawing Paper - 8 1/2 by 11, Something round to trace, like a lid to a can or Margarine container.
Lesson 22: CHOOSING THE RIGHT TOOL - Pat shares the importance of selecting the right drawing tool to get the perfect texture effect! Have fun working with black pen and creating your own textures, then seeing which tool works best for some furry friends! Supplies needed: #2 Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, 3 sheets of White Paper - 8 1/2 by 11, Softer Drawing Pencil - 4B, A Black Pen, A Black Sharpie Marker, Box of Crayons and a Gray Crayon, Items from around the house like Lace, Sandpaper, Scrap Fabric, Corrugated Cardboard, etc.
Lesson 23: MAKE IT 3D - The best way to make drawings realistic is to turn a flat piece of paper into something that looks 3D - that means making flat shapes into FORMS through drawing techniques. This is the final art element to be introduced - form - and we will use other art elements to do a form study of a sphere, a cone, and a prism. Supplies needed: #2 Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Softer Drawing Pencil - 4b, 3 sheets of White Paper - 8 1/2 by 11, A Straight Edge or a Ruler, Round item to trace a circle, like a Plastic or Syrofoam Cup.
Lesson 24: ONE SHAPE, THREE RESULTS - Master artist Pat guides you to the proper use of value and texture. Get ready to go on a shopping trip down the produce aisle and take one basic form - the sphere - but achieve three very different results! Supplies needed: #2 Pencil, Softer Drawing Pencil - 4B, Sharpie Marker, Fine Black Pen, Several sheets of Paper - can be White, Off-white, or Pale Shades of Orange, Onion, or Coconut.