Students will finish their drawing of their imaginary plant, adding small details and visual textures.
2 & 3
Drawing / Oil Pastels
Artists are inspired by the world around them.
How is drawing from imagination different than drawing from observation?
Materials and Tools
- Drawing from a previous lesson
- White charcoal pencil
- Oil pastels
Students will go back into their drawing and add smaller shapes and details.
Students will imagine how it will feel to touch the different parts of their plant, and will use lines and marks to represent visual texture.
Students will mix colors to finish their drawing.
Reflection Questions for Discussion
Imagine that you are a scientist and you have just discovered your extraordinary plant growing somewhere in the world. Write a news report introducing your new plant to the world!
Use the following discussion or writing prompt to tell us about your plant.
- What is your plant’s name?
- What are this plant’s distinctive characteristics?
- What do these characteristics allow the plant to do?
- How does your plant smell?
- What size is your plant?
- Where was your plant found?