How To Make A Grid Drawing
High School Art teacher
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1 sheet
Paper: 80 Lb White Sulfite Drawing Paper
Pencil
Ruler
Grid Frame With Center Cut Out
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1 sheet
Paper: 80 Lb White Sulfite Drawing Paper
Pencil
Ruler
Grid Frame With Center Cut Out
Buy
Photocopy Of Picture You Want To Draw
White Gel Pen
Cut out the center square - throw it away.
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Play with the orientation: Vertical or Horizontal? Make sure your composition is in interesting!
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Tape your picture to the frame so it won’t move.
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Write your name and hour at the top
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Using your pencil or gel pen line up the tick marks on opposite sides to draw lines over the top.
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Use your ruler to place a tick mark every 2 inches around all four sides of your paper.
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Connect the tick marks: left to right, top to bottom
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Write the letters and numbers on your GOOD paper so they match! One box will have A and 1 together!
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Begin in A1 - transfer EXACTLY what you see - map it out with dots. Connect the dots.
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If the square is complex mark the lines on the copy and mark 1/2way points in the square -> Transfer
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