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draw emotions

with line
 

objectives

Students learn about Line as an Element of Art and emotional qualities of line.

Essential questions

  • Can a line represent emotions, sounds and other concepts?
  • What are the two types of line?
  • Does color help to express abstract concepts?

assignment details

Using only abstract lines, create a design, that would represents the following concepts:

  • a sound of an approaching train
  • a taste of a hot pepper
  • a smell of a fresh baked apple pie
  • a feeling of loneliness
  • a feel of a lamb skin
  • a sound of an alarm clock at 5:30 am

Do not draw the objects, draw sounds, smells, feelings, and tastes!

examples

line drawing

a sound of an approaching train

line drawing

a taste of a hot pepper

line drawing

a smell of a fresh baked apple pie

line drawing

a feeling of loneliness

line drawing

a feel of a lamb skin

a sound of an alarm clock at 5:30 am

similar assignment

Examples below are from this book by R. & J. Wilde " Visual Literacy" ISBN 0-8230-5620-1

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