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Activity Originally Created By: riana bucceri

Practice Activities-Timed Gestures

Part of Lesson Plan: Moving Line-Gesture Drawing

Activity Overview / Details

The students will now practice various times gesture drawing. they can use each other as models for the action poses, it makes for a fun activity to have the students model for one another. Below is a sample of the process which can be modified to fit any class length although be sure to give plenty of warm up activities and plenty of short gesture drawings before going into longer poses or settings.

Action Gestures-Animate Objects (have students model for each other)

1. Create 15 action drawings at various time lengths. Once time is up, on the back of the newsprint, record the timing of that particular gesture drawing. 

30 seconds-5

1 minute-5

2 minutes-5

2. Create 15 gesture (still life) drawings at various time lengths. Once time is up on the back of the newsprint record the timing of that particular gesture drawing. In class assignment.

30 seconds-5

1 minute-5

2 minutes-5