Instructions: Practice drawing three-dimensional cubes. A cube is a three-dimensional form composed of six square faces.

Materials: Ruler, drawing paper, drawing implements such as pencils, fine-tipped pens or markers, or charcoal.

Keywords: Cube, square, three-dimensional

Step 1: Draw a square as shown below.
Step 2: Draw a square with the same dimensions above and to the right of the first, but still overlapping, as shown below.
Step 3: Connect the top corners and then the bottom corners as shown below to create a transparent cube.

Step 4: Erase the dotted lines as shown below to make your cube look solid.
See below a finished solid cube.
Step 5: Practice drawing additional cubes until you master the skill.

Step 6: With a fresh piece of paper, draw anything you wish, but incorporate at least one cube into your artwork. Use glue, scissors, colored paper, markers, paint, or anything else you desire to create your artwork.

See below the painting 'Brick Factory at Tortosa' by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. Examine the painting and find the cube. What other three-dimensional shapes can you identify?

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