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Looking through the other side of the binoculars

12 October 2017

At the Ruchill Community Centre group the young people drew in their sketchbooks and did some crafty cutting and sticking. One simple way for the children to draw the quirky brushes was to draw around them first then work on the shapes inside, this was a good way to start and become familiar with the proportions before then trying to draw the brush directly.

Looking through the other side of the binoculars

Looking through the other side of the binoculars

Looking through the other side of the binoculars

The binoculars were a fun way to show the children a fresh perspective on the drawings, looking through the ‘wrong’ side of them so that things would appear much smaller and so easier to see whole (this is a painter’s technique), as well as have some fun looking at things around them! There was time for the young folk to draw all sorts of other shapes, such as love hearts, people, stars and space rockets…

Looking through the other side of the binoculars

Looking through the other side of the binoculars

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