Drawing reality activity for children at home and at school

We enjoyed reading about the following activity, shared by Children’s University in Colchester.

Drawing reality

In art, it is very important to practice drawing and especially drawing from real life objects.

  1. Collect 5 to 10 objects that mean something to you.
  2. Place them on a table in front of where you are going to draw them.
  3. Think about the arrangement of the objects.
  4. Are you happy with the layout?
  5. Using a pencil only, think about how you can use shading to create the light and dark areas on your object.