Second Year Drawing by D. R. Augsburg Second Year Drawing by D. R. Augsburg    

Lesson 18: Reclining (Direction, Action, and Rhythm)

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Instructors remind children there are five general groups of actions.

  • Running group
  • Standing group
  • Walking group
  • Reclining group
  • Sitting group

Instructors show children the drawings of the reclining figures in the first image, and follow the listed steps.

  1. Instructors demonstrate sketching one of the reclining figures.
  2. Children copy the reclining figure until they have perfected it.
  3. Children repeat the process for each reclining figure.
    • A - Baseball Kid Reclining

  4. B - Kid in Hat Reclining
    • C - Cowboy Kid Waving and Reclining
    • D - Kid with Short Hair Reclining
    • E - Boy with Spiky Hair Reclining
    • F - Kid Wearing Head Boppers Reclining
    • G - Kid Wearing Mail Carrier Hat Reclining
    • H - Tennis Kid Reclining