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9781631599439

Drawing Workshop for Kids Process Art Experiences for Building Creativity and Confidence

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  • ISBN13:

    9781631599439

  • ISBN10:

    1631599437

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2021-04-20
  • Publisher: Quarry Books

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Summary

Help kids build confidence and find their own creative voice through this collection of 25+ invitations for drawing.

In Drawing Workshop for Kids, art educator Samara Caughey, founder of the highly praised family-centered art studio Purple Twig, shares drawing activities that support the development of creative, confident children ages 7 and up.
 
All kids need to begin engaging in the pleasure of these simple yet inspiring drawing projects are a pencil and paper. Along the way, new materials are introduced, giving kids the opportunity to experiment with new techniques.
  
Each of the three main chapters—drawing from life, drawing from images, and inventive drawing—focuses on techniques to explore, such as observation, mark making, shadow, line, composition, detail, contour, and perspective.
 
Drawing Workshop for Kids strives to inspire children to investigate drawing and develop their own approach to art, building creativity and confidence.

Author Biography

Samara Caughey received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from University of Southern California. She taught art classes for children at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, California, for 9 years before opening Purple Twig, an art studio for children and families. The studio teaches techniques in ceramics, drawing, sculpture, collage, and printmaking, all the while allowing children to have their own voice. Samara’s approach to teaching children grows directly out of her own fine art practice, which consists of sculpture and collage. She has exhibited professionally in solo and group shows in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Minneapolis. Samara is also contributing writer, creating art projects for children on a bimonthly basis for artfulparent.com and artbarblog.com, and has created art content for teachpreschool.com for their Discovery Conference on process art and how to incorporate it into a preschool curriculum. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Taking Ownership
Recommended Materials
Essential Terms
1 | WARM-UP DRAWINGS
Drawing Eyes Focusing on detail
Drawing Huge Gestural mark making
Eraser Drawing Creating tones
Drawing Rocks Using varied marks
Shadow Drawings Filling the page
Three Ways of Seeing Using perspective
Eat and Draw Using other senses
Blind Contour Drawing Using carbon paper
2 | DRAWING WORKSHOPS
Tiny Drawings Close observation
Half and Half Using magazine images
Drawing Feathers Drawing textures
Sfumato Creating depth of field
Paper Bag Faces Making 3-D drawings
Above and Below Exploring composition
Butterfly in a Box Focusing on symmetry
Resist Drawing Creating volume
Flower Still Life Collaging pattern and texture
Drawing by Touch Focusing on other senses
3-D birds Focusing on patterns
Recipe Drawings Self-expression through design
Drawing on Plaster Creating your own drawing surface
Tiny Worlds Foreground and background
Fruit Plate Exploring composition
Feathers in a Box Observational drawing
Treasure Maps A bird’s-eye view
Creating a Machine Using collage
Bug Collections Using details and pattern
Resources
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Index
 

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