Students love using perspective in their drawings once they know how to use it. This lesson teaches student how to use one point and two point perspective to create the illusion of space on a two dimensional surface. This lesson is appropriate for students in level one art classes as well as middle school students.
Materials: 12” by 9” black, gray, or brown paper, colored pencils, graphite
Objectives: The students will learn to use one and two point perspective effectively. The students will create an image using one point or two point perspective to illustrate the future and finish the image using colored pencils.
Guided Practice: Students will use colored pencils to illustrate their creative vision of the future. The only requirement is to use either one point or two perspective to create the illusion of space on the surface. Teacher will walk around the room while students work and answer any questions that students might have.