Tag: Cycle 3 art

  • Cycle 3 Week 5- Washington Monument Perspective Drawing

    Cycle 3 Week 5- Washington Monument Perspective Drawing

    This was my first week back to CC and, boy, am I feeling it.  Maybe also because my husband has been gone for a week, I’m planning my daughter’s fifth birthday party, and I have four loads of laundry staring at me.  Whatever the reason, I’m a little tired and I’m going to blame that…

  • Cycle 3 Week 4- Abstract American Flag

    Cycle 3 Week 4- Abstract American Flag

    Since we are studying American artists later this year during the “Great Artists”, I wanted to incorporate some famous American abstract artists into this lesson as well.  I’ve included examples of paintings by Calder, Rothko, and Johns. Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) created a painting called “Flag”, which, simply, is of the American flag.…

  • Cycle 3 Week 3- Statue of Liberty (upside down drawing)

    Cycle 3 Week 3- Statue of Liberty (upside down drawing)

    When I practiced this lesson with my own kids, it made me laugh because they begged for me to to turn the image right-side up for them to draw it.  Something about an upside-down drawing drives kids nuts.  Its hard to shut off the part of the brain that wants to see an image and…

  • Cycle 3 Introduction

    Cycle 3 Introduction

    Welcome back!  I hope you are excited and encouraged to start the new school year! As we go through the next six weeks, I will be using the phrase “let’s study what we see”.  As tutors, we want this to become part of our art vocabulary, and, most importantly, we want to equip our student’s…