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Description on How to Do a Grid Drawing
ED TECH 541/BSU
© 2012 Matt Klaber, Butler Tech CDS. All rights reserved.

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    Grid Drawing Project Grid Drawing Project Presentation Transcript

    • Grid Drawing Worth 100 PointsMr. Klaber’s Shakira Grid Drawing (animation)
    • What is a Grid Drawing?• A drawing that utilizes a grid to simplify the proportions and shapes of a desired photo.
    • Why Grid?• It’s easy to learn and helps train the eye in the matter of proportion.
    • • Describes the size, location or amount of one element to another (or to the whole) in a work.
    • POP QUIZ!
    • When comparing these two pictures, name twothings on the left that are out of proportion? Neck and Hair Nose and Forehead
    • Yes. The nose and foreheadare WAY OFF! Time to go to the next slide.
    • Nope. Thoseare fine. It’s the nose and forehead thatare WAY OFF!
    • Famous Grid Artist: Chuck Close • Photo-Realist Painter • Life was filled with tragedy at a young age • Confined in wheelchair
    • Chuck Close: Gridding Process• Starts with gridded photo• Transfers scaled grid onto canvas• He always starts in a corner of the canvas
    • Chuck Close: Interview
    • Chuck Close: Examples of Work Big Self Portrait, Chuck Close, 1967 (pencil)
    • Chuck Close: Examples of Work Abbildung 8: Leslie, Chuck Close, 1973 (painting)
    • Chuck Close: Examples of Work Mark, Chuck Close, 1979 (painting)
    • Chuck Close: Examples of Work Lucas, Chuck Close, 1993 (painting)
    • Chuck Close: Other Links• Chuck Close: Process and Collaboration• The Colbert Report Interview (2010)• Chuck Close: Details
    • How to Grid Draw:
    • How to Grid Draw (Recap):• Find your photo and make sure it’s at least 8 or more inches on each side (width and height)
    • How to Grid Draw (Recap):• Make 1 inch by 1 inch squares all over your photo so it looks like this:
    • How to Grid Draw (Recap):• Grid your drawing paper 2 inches by 2 inches and in the same dimension as the photo so it looks like this:
    • Breaking it Down:• When you are working on one individual grid, it helps to break it down further to see where lines intersect and where details should go:
    • • There are two different methods of grid drawing: –Grid at a Time –Outline Drawing
    • Example of a Grid at a Time:• Solely focus on one square at a time drawing, shading everything perfectly before moving on to the next one.
    • Example of a Outline Drawing:• Solely focus on getting the major lines and details first. Then going back and completing the shading.
    • Example of a Outline Drawing:• Solely focus on getting the major lines and details first. Then going back and completing the shading.
    • Grid Drawing Objectives:• Student will understand the concept of drawing with a grid.• Student will utilize the elements of art to create a realistic drawing in black and white. Dani & Cristy by Dani Grimes, 2010
    • Grid Drawing Objectives:• Students will learn about proportion and utilize this knowledge in their drawings.• Student will create work that demonstrates shape, volume, depth, proportion, and dimension Biggie Smalls by Lindsay Gaspara, 2009
    • Have your photo ready by tomorrow! Or Upload on Digication.com