Monday, June 18, 2012

Ropin' Cowgirls and Boys

The drawing instructions for the cowboy come from "I Can Draw People" by Usborne.

1. Draw a light horizon line.
2. Instruct on drawing the cowboy(girl) figure step by step,(circle head, rectangle torso,curved arms and legs, boots, pants,vest rope, etc) Remind students to save room for the rope.
3. Students can then add details to the picture such as colors, patterns on the clothes, and hair.
4. color with markers  and/or oil pastel.
5. Use watercolor to paint in foreground and sky.
6. Add detail, such as a cactus.