Archive | Pencil RSS feed for this section

Teacher Workshop – Contour Drawing!

“Blind Contour Drawing” of a student in my workshop! I love this quote by Kathryn Temple, author of Art for Kids: Drawing…. “Drawing has more to do with seeing than it does with holding a pencil in your hand.” So true!! In my teacher workshop last weekend (“Teaching Drawing to Kids”) we focused on how […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Shoe Drawings

Third Grade Shoe Drawing by Brian Contour drawing is a great activity for developing your drawing skills, no matter what your age or level of ability. There are dozens of fun projects you can do with contour drawing, but here is one of my favorites…. Shoe Drawings!1. Remove one shoe and place it on your […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Pink Gold – Sketching with Erasers!

Did you know that the simple pink eraser at the tip of your #2 pencil is worth it’s weight in gold?? (Or maybe even more, since erasers don’t weigh much!) Well, it is and here’s why…. I don’t use these erasers for erasing (I save that for my trusty “Magic Rub”), I use them for […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }