Fabulous Secrets 05 – Snapshot of Visual Style

September 27, 2011 by  
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When a student demonstrates reluctance to draw certain things, be it hands, architecture, animals, or even difficult viewing angles, I find it’s useful to encourage them with a low-risk (yet content-rich) exercise. This episode’s lesson invites the students to simply go for a walk with a camera and take photos of things that make them […]

Fabulous Secrets 03 – Resequencing a Story

August 19, 2011 by  
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Inspired by an activity I read about on the Drawing Words, Writing Pictures blog, I recently test-ran a new lesson in my classroom that turned out to be a lot of fun for the students. I had them draw a sequence of events on some 3×5″ index cards and evaluate how the story tone changed […]