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Quick Query

Discussion in 'Art and design' started by grandwazzoo, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. Hello all, this is a little bit embarrassing, but I'm actually here under false pretenses. I teach English as a foreign language rather than art, but have been asked to do a short activity with 11 year olds involving the medium of charcoal.

    Could anyone give me an idea as to what I could hope to achieve in a very short course (2.5 hours in total!) which could perhaps whet the appetite of students by allowing them to produce something?
  2. forthejoyofit

    forthejoyofit New commenter

    Charcoal, paper: draw your own face without looking, just by feeling where everything is -may seem strange but leads to more considered marks.

    Try attaching the charcoal to a stick to draw a group of large and small objects.

    Draw their own shoes, smudge for tone, re-enforce stronger lines.
  3. That's brilliant, thank you so much for the advice!

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