Charles Demuth-Inspired Number Drawing - Project #170
Time: 2-3 Class Periods
Project Kit (see Products Used below steps)
Materials needed if not using Project Kit:
9x12" Mixed Media Paper
Roylco Big Number Stencils
Charles Henry Buckius Demuth was a Precisionist that emphasized clear geometric shapes and sharp lines. Create your own Demuth-Inspired drawing using colored pencils! This project also has an instructional video available!
Step 1Use the number stencils to draw a few numbers on a sheet of white drawing paper.
Step 2Use a compass or circle stencils to draw several circles on top of the numbers.
Step 3Use a ruler to draw lines to fragment the design.
Step 4Use the colored pencils to block in colors.
Step 5Build up colors with the colored pencils. Leave highlights and blend in some shading.
Step 6Finish the drawing by building up the shading with darker colors and adding shadows with black.