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This assignment focuses on drawing from direct observation. (looking at the real thing)

"Size Distortions"

  1. Choose two ordinary objects at home which have a relationship to one another but are not the same size at all. (Like: the front door and a key -- or -- the refrigerator and an apple.
  2. Draw the two different sized objects as if they are the same size, and draw them so they have a new relationship at the new size.
    (So: the key is as big as the door in the new relationship, and can only lean upon it!)
    (So: the apple could be so big that it occupied the entire inside of the refrigerator!)

Be inventive! think up your own two related objects, and observe and draw their details carefully. Plan an interesting composition on the page.

*Teaching points: direct observation, visual and spatial relationships, exaggeration, distortion
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