Amanda O'Shaughnessy provides this wonderful lesson to create drawings using different colored pencil techniques.
Students will create a drawing of a castle using pencil. Then, outline with permanent markers. Students will color in portions of the castle with blending techniques. Students will color in portions of the castle using texture plates.
Pre-Planning Read the book They All Saw a Cat, By Brendan Wenzel. Discuss how the cat changes from each character's perception. Have students practice drawing a cat the way the child saw it. Talk about the textures that a cat has and how to represent those textures with a line. [...]
The student will sketch the animal or subject matter on the white paper, drawing large enough to fill the paper. After sketching the picture with pencil, the student will use fine point markers to fill in the picture with very small. Do not begin randomly. Work in small sections. Don’t [...]