- A doll or stuffed animal that you can pose
- Strathmore sketchpad
- Pose the stuffed animal in different poses
- Draw the stickman in your sketchpad representing your poses
In this lesson we will advance from making a stickman drawing by using a stuffed animal to draw the basic shape of a stickman. We talk about the proportions needed to make the stickman body compare to a human body. Use your sketchbook to do your planning. That way you will always have a reminder of how you created your sculpture. Thanks to our model, Grover monster, who we can move him around and draw stickmen in a pose that will eventually be our sculpture. The key to a successful sculpture is a firm base. Your sculpture will have to be able to sit on a tabletop without a prop.
We finish up the lesson with a reminder of using simple shapes in our sketching. I chose to sketch an ink pen and talked about how I would draw it and shade it.