To understand some terms we did a project. We received a blank piece of paper and a number 2 pencil. We folded our paper in half left to right. This is where we learned about contour drawings. Contour is french for outline. Contour drawing is when you look at something in front of you and draw an outline using observations. Ms. Mai drew an example on the whiteboard, then it was our turn. Next, we learned about blind contour drawings. Ms. Mai did an example on the whiteboard first. A blind contour is when you solely focus on the object and do not look at your paper. We tried this on the other side of the paper, drawing the same object. After we completed our blind contour, we made observations and talked about muscle memory. Artist do blind contours for practice.
After we did our first project, we moved onto our second project shown above. We folded a piece of paper into four equal sections. There were objects at all four tables in the classroom. We had one minute at each table to