3rd grade students explored continuous line drawing with yarn.
Students were given a long piece of yarn to use as a drawing line as they drew glue bottles and scissors.
Third graders had to focus on the shape of what they were looking at as they worked to draw with the continuous yarn line.
Students really had to focus on their yarn line and the shape of what they were drawing.
Contour drawing is an essential technique in the field of art because it is a strong foundation for any drawing or painting; it can potentially modify a subject’s form through variation within the lines. Its objective is to capture the life, action, or expression of the subject.
The third graders did a great job exploring this new way of drawing using these new techniques.