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skills assessment

perspective, color schemes, patterns

by JuliannaKunstler.com

This assignment is to be done in class.

grid drawing

You will be assessed on the following skills:

  • linear perspective construction
  • color selections: color theory and color schemes
  • completing patterns
  • coloring techniques
  • creativity

Your tasks are:

  1. complete the drawing of the windows using a 1-point linear perspective,
  2. complete the pattern of the wallpaper design,
  3. select colors for the pattern based on analogous or complementary color schemes
  4. add a scene behind the windows
  5. color the scene

Please make sure you complete all steps.

important

Keep track of time:

  • 10 minutes to complete perspective, trace, and erase extras
  • 20 minutes to complete the pattern, trace, and erase extras
  • 35 minutes to color the pattern
  • 50 minutes to draw and color the scene

materials used

paid links

drawing pencil B

Sharpie ultra fine point

gum erasers

Prismacolor premier 24

Prismacolor premier 72

color markers

oil-based markers

GALLERY

STEPS

pencil

Using a ruler and a pencil, find a vanishing point and a horizon line.

Use existing drawing to determine the direction of receding lines.

Use fine lines.

marker

Use a fine-point marker to outline all visible parts of both windows.

Erase all pencil lines after you are done with the windows.

pencil

Use a pencil to determine the repeating elements and complete the wallpaper pattern.

Use grid-lines as guides.

marker

Outline pattern with a marker.

Erase all pencil lines and marks.

You are now ready to color.

Select 4 colors to color the design.

Use analogous or complementary color scheme.

To speed up the coloring process: color the background first.

Color the next element.

Stay inside the lines.

Continue with the rest of the elements.

Color the window frames with markers.

Use different shades to support the lights and darks.

Now: use your creativity and imagination to draw a scene behind the windows.

Start with a drawing pencil, then use colored pencils to color.

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