Third Year Drawing by D. R. Augsburg Third Year Drawing by D. R. Augsburg    

Lesson 16: Lines Used in Drawings (Direction)

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The instructor reviews the following new terms with children and points out each example in the top image:

  • Unaccented Line: A continuous line of uniform thickness - light, medium, and heavy.
  • Graded Line: A line varying in thickness, from light to heavy or heavy to light.
  • Emphasized Line: A main line emphasized with additional, shorter, parallels lines.
  • Broken Line: A non-continuous line used to indicate a broken surface, such as rough ground or the bark of tree trunks.

Children complete the following drill work, using graded lines that vary in thickness from light to heavy:

  1. Draw the right pier of the bridge.
  2. Draw the left pier or abutment of the bridge.
  3. Draw the tree.
  4. Draw the flying goose.
  5. Draw the whole bridge on paper.

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