|Artwork by Gina|
Students began their dancing figures with a step by step lesson on drawing a figure in motion. In this partial drawing, Gina drew the head, neck and body of her dancer and then added legs and feet, posed in a position that a dancer would stand in. The next step would be to add the arms and hands showing a graceful movement. Unlike our wooden artist model figures, these dancers are wearing clothing so we had to make sense out of how the arms and legs would look under a skirt or pants.
|Artwork by Chantal|
|Artwork by Kris|
These students completed their poses and added a simple indication of a face. Working first with the background, we painted a tone of color to the paper with a watercolor wash. Once these background colors dry we will be able to complete our projects by highlighting and adding color to our dancing figures.