Instructions: Practice drawing three-dimensional cones. A cone is a three-dimensional form with a circular base that narrows to a point at the top.

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

Keywords: Cone, circular, cross-section, three-dimensional

Step 1: Draw an oval as shown below.
Step 2: Make a point above the center of the base as shown below.
Step 3: Connect the outer edges of the oval to the point above as shown below.
Step 4: Erase the back arc of the circle as shown below.
See below a finished cone.
Step 5: Practice drawing additional cones.

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

See below the painting 'Sioux Teepee' by artist Karl Bodmer. Examine the painting and find the cones. How many cones do you see?

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