Thursday, February 12, 2015

Colored Pencil Veggies and Pooh

My high school students started working with color this semester, or more exactly, colored pencils. We started off making a color wheel to understand a little color theory. Then they got to work using their drawing skills to draw a bell pepper. These are some really nice ones:

After they had learned the basics of shading with color (using cool tones, usually, for shadows, and warm for highlights), they moved on to a more complete still life. These two photographed the best:

Coming up next: Apples in fantastic colors!

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