- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Stephanie Cavallaro <stephc418@...> wrote:
>I agree that drawing the cityscape all day kills me. I don't know of any other lessons. The connection to Escher sounds interesting, could you send me an example work or other info describing this lesson?
> I too, love the technical aspects of teaching perspective. I have taught both 1
> and 2 in both Middle and High School with great success. A favorite lesson of
> mind was inspired by MC Escher. As the previous reply said, kids love to break
> the rules. We have done impossible spaces, such beginning with a corner of a
> room and building off from there, adding columns, stairs, doors, arches and
> basically just play with the space. We keep them in black and white or pencil,
> then sometimes at the end, we add magazine collage elements, like people coming
> out of doorways, skies behind windows,etc.
> I agree that if you are bored, they will be too. I personally avoid the
> cityscape, because I think it is way overdone.
> Hope this helps.
- A new lesson on 1, 2, and 3 point perspective has been added to IAD. The lesson is by Barbara Rhodes, who recently retired. This one is packed with information!
or incredibleart.org/lessons/rhodes/perspective.html if Yahoo mangled the URL.