a. Project Notes: Linear Expression
b. Art History Notes: Egon Scheile
c. Two still life rough drafts (drawings)
Tips and Tricks
Make your lines look "on purpose" and not accidental
Clean out the pen before you start work each day and practice on a separate sheet of paper before you begin so that you reduce the number of accidents with the ink.
Check you work after you finish to make sure you can not see any pencil marks in the artwork. If you do, erase them completely.
Line can express emotions or feelings such as anger, sadness, and
happiness to name a few. This project is a study of the expressive
qualities of line and an opportunity for students to express their own
feelings or emotions they find in a contemporary news article. So, in a
way, it is also a translation from the literal for of a news article to
the visual form of a drawing. We also practice observational drawing
through a single item still live such as a flower, leaf, or other plant