Part of Lesson Plan: I am Ready to Talk Now!-Basic Lip-Syncing Exercise
Activity Overview / Details
Supplies needed: Large newsprint, sketch, or bond paper for drawing. A variety of drawing pencils
Demonstrate how to draw the head and mouth shapes listed below.
Sketch the dialogue pages in the Preston Blair animation book-Chapter 4 pages 163-164
Complete all of the consonants, vowels, and the practice sentence
Sketch various head studies from the Preston Blair animation book:
Chapter 1 Page18-complete one round and one oval head construction-follow book process
Create one of the finalized heads at the bottom of the page
Chapter 1 page 19-sketch two egg head techniques
Chapter 1 page 22-sketch one of the dog cartoons
Once complete with the practice sketches create your own character head for use in the final lip synching project
Once you have completed the above write down a sentence, part of a nursery rhyme, or a poem of your choice. Must be a minimum of two full sentences.
After creating your character head draw your sentence following the consonant and vowel shapes created earlier.