Third grade students have been learning how to draw shoes using contour line.
Students have had to learn how to focus on what they are drawing.
Third graders are learning to draw what they see and not draw what they think a shoe looks like.
This process requires a lot of focus from the students.
Students have been using many different mediums from pencils to makers as they use a continuous line with this type of 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.
This method of drawing is widely accepted among schools, art institutions, and colleges as an effective training aid and discipline for beginner artists. In the hands of a talented master, the line that conveys contour can deliver a load of visual pleasure that can be astonishing.
Here are some examples of the students’ drawings.