Tag: 1 point perspective

  • Cycle 1 Week 5- Japanese Pagoda

    Cycle 1 Week 5- Japanese Pagoda

    This week students will practice the concept of one-point perspective drawing.  This is hard to fit into our unit on ancient art because early civilizations tended to create flattened  images with little to no depth.  In fact, the use of perspective in painting wasn’t seen until the 15th century in Italy.  But, of course, ideas…

  • Mealtime Monet- Shooting Stars in Perspective

    Mealtime Monet- Shooting Stars in Perspective

    (What is this all about?  Check out What is Mealtime Monets?) I’ve greatly enjoyed learning about astronomy during Cycle 2.  As I say almost every week, I am re-gaining my education by being a part of CC!   As an nod to Cycle 2’s outer space facts (and my six-year-old son’s new-found love of drawing stars) this art project…