Tunnel books
Tunnel books
What Is A Tunnel Book?
Tunnel Books
Tunnel Books
Tunnel Books
Tunnel books
Tunnel books
Tunnel books
Tunnel books
Tunnel Book ConceptCreate a sculptural tunnel book, composed of adrawing of your Roman city, modernized to the21st century...
Parts Of The Tunnel Book•  A modern Roman city’s foreground in 1 point   perspective•  A modern Roman city’s middleground ...
Materials for Tunnel Book •  Cut Paper •  Pen and Ink •  Gouache/ Watercolor
What We’re Learning•  Concepts   –  1 and 2 point perspective   –  Observational Drawing   –  Shape and Form•  Materials  ...
Putting it All Together
Step 1: Select Your Site•  Pick an area of your Roman city plan you’d like   to draw for your tunnel book  –  a view down ...
Step 2: Surviving Buildings•  Decide what would survive for 2000 years  –  larger buildings  –  buildings that are archite...
Step 3: Modernizing•  For the pieces that didn’t survive decide what would   be the modern equivalent   –  Marketplace wou...
Extra Effort
Step 4: Planning the               Extras•  Add in extras to make for a modern city.  –  Skyscrapers  –  Streetlights  –  ...
Step 5: Foreground, Middleground,         Background, atmopshere•  Using the list of buildings you’ve generated in steps  ...
Step 5: Foreground, Middleground,      Background, atmoSPhere–  Foreground   •    Courthouse   •    Sculpture   •    Templ...
Step 6: Visual References•  Using the list of buildings you’ve developed in   Step 5 gather images to use as references fo...
Step 7: CITY References•  Use the links on the blog under Cool City   Links to find some inspiration for your   upcoming c...
STUDIO ART•  Please grab   –  8 sheets of white computer paper from the front      table   –  A ruler•  You’ll need your A...
Roman City Tunnel Book•  Once you have your Roman City Tunnel Book   planning completed you can begin to draft the   drawi...
Putting it All Together
Step 8: Prepare your       Border
Step 9: Draw your 1 point perspective foreground
Step 10: Draw the Middleground in          2 point perspective
Step 11: Draw the background     in 2 point perspective
Step 12: Draw the   atmosphere
Step 13: Draw the extras
Suggestions•  If	  adding	  roads	  to	  your	  city,	  think	  about	  how	  they	  will	     have	  to	  relate	  to	  e...
Next Steps - Mockette•  Create	  a	  model	  of	     what	  your	  finished	     book	  may	  look	  like	  •  Using	  an	 ...
Next Steps - Mockette•  Using	  2	  scrap	     sheets	  of	     computer	  paper	     together	  fold	  into	     a	  thin...
Next Steps - Mockette                                            Foreground	  •  Using	  tape	  rolls,	     tape	  your	  ...
Next Steps - Mockette                                   Foreground	  •  Using	  tape	  rolls,	                            ...
Mockette•  Check	  to	  see	  if	  your	     mockeAe	  needs	  any	     changes	  	  •  Can	  you	  see	  every	     build...
Color Planning•  Plan	  your	  colors	  out	     on	  your	  draU	  version	     using	  colored	  pencils	     to	  make	...
Transfer to Final Paper•  Carefully	  take	  your	     mockeAe	  apart	  page	     by	  page	  •  See	  me	  for	  the	  fi...
Transfer to Final Paper•  Use	  the	  light	  table,	     window	  or	  re-­‐draw	     your	  drawings	  on	  your	     fin...
Before Painting - Masking•  You	  may	  wish	  to	     mask	  the	  borders	  of	     your	  papers,	     meaning	  you	  ...
Painting•  Use	  your	  goauche	  set	     to	  paint	  your	  city	     extremely	  carefully!	  •  If	  it	  helps	  –	 ...
Inking•  Use	  the	  thin	  Sharpies	     along	  with	  a	  ruler	  or	     templates	  to	  ink	  in	  all	     of	  the...
Cutting•  Similar	  to	  how	  you	     assembled	  your	     mockeAe,	  cut	  the	     negaEve	  space	  from	     your	 ...
Assembly•  Fold	  2	  pieces	  of	              Foreground	     drawing	  paper	  in	                 Extras	     your	  z...
Assessment•  Fill	  out	  your	  rubric	     with	  a	  comment	  and	     pick	  a	  number	  for	     each	  criteria	  ...
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Roman city tunnel book

  1. 1. Tunnel books
  2. 2. Tunnel books
  3. 3. What Is A Tunnel Book?
  4. 4. Tunnel Books
  5. 5. Tunnel Books
  6. 6. Tunnel Books
  7. 7. Tunnel books
  8. 8. Tunnel books
  9. 9. Tunnel books
  10. 10. Tunnel books
  11. 11. Tunnel Book ConceptCreate a sculptural tunnel book, composed of adrawing of your Roman city, modernized to the21st century in 1 and 2 point perspective andwith observational drawing.
  12. 12. Parts Of The Tunnel Book•  A modern Roman city’s foreground in 1 point perspective•  A modern Roman city’s middleground in 2 point perspective•  A modern Roman city’s background•  Atmosphere (sky)•  Other pieces to the city drawn to look 3- dimensional
  13. 13. Materials for Tunnel Book •  Cut Paper •  Pen and Ink •  Gouache/ Watercolor
  14. 14. What We’re Learning•  Concepts –  1 and 2 point perspective –  Observational Drawing –  Shape and Form•  Materials –  Goauche –  Watercolor –  Pen and Ink –  Cut Paper to create Sculptural Tunnel Book
  15. 15. Putting it All Together
  16. 16. Step 1: Select Your Site•  Pick an area of your Roman city plan you’d like to draw for your tunnel book –  a view down a street –  an intersection –  a dynamic section of the city
  17. 17. Step 2: Surviving Buildings•  Decide what would survive for 2000 years –  larger buildings –  buildings that are architecturally important •  Triumphal Arches •  Amphitheatres •  Fountains •  Sculptures –  buildings that are culturally important •  Temples •  Basilicas
  18. 18. Step 3: Modernizing•  For the pieces that didn’t survive decide what would be the modern equivalent –  Marketplace would become a modern mall –  A bathhouse becomes a spa or salon –  A tenement house becomes a large apartment complex –  A tavern becomes a chain restaurant - Applebee’s; Chilis; McDonald’s –  An amphitheatre becomes a football stadium –  Stables become a car dealership or a gas station –  Use your creativity to come up with many many more!
  19. 19. Extra Effort
  20. 20. Step 4: Planning the Extras•  Add in extras to make for a modern city. –  Skyscrapers –  Streetlights –  Cars –  Buses –  Trains –  Airplanes
  21. 21. Step 5: Foreground, Middleground, Background, atmopshere•  Using the list of buildings you’ve generated in steps 1 through 4 as well the section of the city you’ve selected make a list of what you’ll have in –  Foreground –  Middleground –  Background –  Atmosphere NOTE – some of your extras may be made separately and then attached later on to your tunnel book. For example, a car may be drawn separately in perspective and pasted into the book at the end of the project
  22. 22. Step 5: Foreground, Middleground, Background, atmoSPhere–  Foreground •  Courthouse •  Sculpture •  Temple •  Street Lights–  Middleground •  Library •  School •  Triumphal Tower–  Background •  Skyscrapers •  Elevated Train •  Water Tower–  Atmosphere •  Airplanes •  Helicopters
  23. 23. Step 6: Visual References•  Using the list of buildings you’ve developed in Step 5 gather images to use as references for your tunnel book –  Use the blog for Roman City Reference Links –  Use the Internet for modern buildings –  Do some observational drawing on the bus; in the car or while you’re daydreaming!!
  24. 24. Step 7: CITY References•  Use the links on the blog under Cool City Links to find some inspiration for your upcoming city drawings
  25. 25. STUDIO ART•  Please grab –  8 sheets of white computer paper from the front table –  A ruler•  You’ll need your Art Rx sheet and a pencil for the start of class
  26. 26. Roman City Tunnel Book•  Once you have your Roman City Tunnel Book planning completed you can begin to draft the drawing•  We’ll spend today working on preparing the paper for your draft with borders; horizon lines and vanishing points•  Those that aren’t finished with their Roman city plans or their planning research can finish that after we ALL do this together
  27. 27. Putting it All Together
  28. 28. Step 8: Prepare your Border
  29. 29. Step 9: Draw your 1 point perspective foreground
  30. 30. Step 10: Draw the Middleground in 2 point perspective
  31. 31. Step 11: Draw the background in 2 point perspective
  32. 32. Step 12: Draw the atmosphere
  33. 33. Step 13: Draw the extras
  34. 34. Suggestions•  If  adding  roads  to  your  city,  think  about  how  they  will   have  to  relate  to  each  subsequent  page  –  foreground;   middleground;  background  •  Remember  foreground  buildings  should  be  the  largest  as   they  are  the  closest  to  you.  Other  buildings  can  be  taller,   but  should  look  as  though  they  are  farther  away  •  Use  the  boAom  border  line  of  your  pages  as  the  area  to   start  your  city  –  this  way  you  don’t  have  to  worry  about   the  boAom  of  your  buildings  •  Make  this  to  the  best  of  your  ability  –  you’ll  be  able  to   trace  it  over  onto  final  copy  paper  •  Remember  that  you’ll  be  painEng  this  work  so  don’t   make  your  drawings  too  Eny  
  35. 35. Next Steps - Mockette•  Create  a  model  of   what  your  finished   book  may  look  like  •  Using  an  X-­‐Acto  knife   on  the  back  of  your   sketchbook/folder  OR   a  pair  of  scissors,  cut   out  the  negaEve   space  of  your  book   but  not  the  borders!  •  Do  this  with  all  of   your  pages  except  for   your  atmosphere   page  
  36. 36. Next Steps - Mockette•  Using  2  scrap   sheets  of   computer  paper   together  fold  into   a  thin  fan    •  Unfold  and  make   sure  each  mirrors   the  other  
  37. 37. Next Steps - Mockette Foreground  •  Using  tape  rolls,   tape  your   atmosphere  page   to  the  last  fold  of   your  zig  zag  sheets  •  Add  your   foreground  as  at   the  front  of  the  zig   zag  sheets   Atmosphere  
  38. 38. Next Steps - Mockette Foreground  •  Using  tape  rolls,   Extras   add  in  your   middleground  and     Middleground   background  in   Extras   order  and  any   extras  you’ve   created   Background   Atmosphere  
  39. 39. Mockette•  Check  to  see  if  your   mockeAe  needs  any   changes    •  Can  you  see  every   building?  •  Are  there  blank   spaces?  •  Does  it  seem  empty   in  places?  •  You  can  make  these   changes  when  you   move  onto  your   final  version  
  40. 40. Color Planning•  Plan  your  colors  out   on  your  draU  version   using  colored  pencils   to  make  sure  your   colors  work  well   together  •  Make  notes  to   yourself  to   remember  what  you   need  to  mix  where  
  41. 41. Transfer to Final Paper•  Carefully  take  your   mockeAe  apart  page   by  page  •  See  me  for  the  final   drawing  paper    •  First  use  a  ruler  to   draw  your  1  inch   borders  on  the   foreground;   middleground  and   background  
  42. 42. Transfer to Final Paper•  Use  the  light  table,   window  or  re-­‐draw   your  drawings  on  your   final  paper  making  sure   you  are  lined  up  within   the  borders  •  Don’t  worry  about  Eny   details  as  you  will  be   painEng  over  your  lines    •  Trace  over  all  4  pages  of   your  book  and  trace   your  extras  onto  a   separate  page  of  final   paper  
  43. 43. Before Painting - Masking•  You  may  wish  to   mask  the  borders  of   your  papers,   meaning  you  are   ‘masking’  the  area   underneath  the  tape   from  paint  •  Make  sure  to  get  a   lot  of  the  sEckiness   out  of  your  tape   before  applying  it,   otherwise  you’ll  rip   your  paper  
  44. 44. Painting•  Use  your  goauche  set   to  paint  your  city   extremely  carefully!  •  If  it  helps  –  x  out   what  you  don’t  need   to  paint  –  meaning   that  which  will  be  cut   out  when  dry  •  Think  about  having  a   wide  variety  of  colors   and  values  –   especially  for  the   tops;  sides  and  fronts   of  buildings  
  45. 45. Inking•  Use  the  thin  Sharpies   along  with  a  ruler  or   templates  to  ink  in  all   of  the  fine  details  to   your  book  •  The  more  details  you   have  the  beAer  •  Think  of  what’s   inside  of  windows,   think  of  textures,   thinking  of  all  those   liAle  extras  
  46. 46. Cutting•  Similar  to  how  you   assembled  your   mockeAe,  cut  the   negaEve  space  from   your  final  drawings,   being  careful  not  to   cut  the  borders  and   not  to  have  any   unclean  cuts!  
  47. 47. Assembly•  Fold  2  pieces  of   Foreground   drawing  paper  in   Extras   your  zig  zags  again   Middleground   making  sure  they   mirror  one  another  •  Carefully  tape  your   Extras   book  together  •  Once  everything  is  in   Background   place  put  some  glue   in  place  of  the  tape   being  careful  with   where  your  glue  lines   Atmosphere   are  located  
  48. 48. Assessment•  Fill  out  your  rubric   with  a  comment  and   pick  a  number  for   each  criteria  •  Answer  the  reflecEon   quesEons  on  the   back  of  your  rubric  •  Find  the  reflecEon   quesEons  in  the   binders  and  on  the   blog  

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