- Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
- Crayola Colors of the World Coloured Pencils - 24 Count
- Crayola Sketchbooks - 1 per student
- Crayola Glue Sticks
- Crayola Scissors
- Work with a partner to take pictures of each other head and shoulders only.
- Resize the photo so it is 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm (3" x 3").
- Cut it out and glue it into your sketchbook.
- Use the grid system to enlarge the photo to about 16.5 cm x 24 cm (6 ½" x 9 ½").
(See the Picture This lesson plan available on this website.)
- draw a grid with 1.3 cm (½") squares on top of the photograph
- assign a letter to each column of the grid
- assign a number to each row of the grid
- on a 20.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12") piece of paper draw a grid with an equal number of spaces but change the spacing of the vertical and horizontal lines
- assign matching letters to the columns of the grid
- assign matching numbers to the rows of the grid
- use the letter/number combination on the photograph to find the corresponding section on the larger grid
- drawthe shapes you see in each section of the grid on the photograph in the corresponding section of the larger grid
- Use the Crayola Colors of the World coloured pencils to colour your drawing.
- Sort the skin colours you are going to use into a group of light, medium and dark values.
- As you colour pay attention to where the highlights and shadows are.
- Use coloured pencils to finish the drawing.
- View your finished drawing with fresh eyes.
- How do the colours create the illusion of depth?
- Give your drawing a title.
- What do you see that makes this a good title?