Lesson Title: Charcoal Drawing Ancient Greek Bust
Lesson Code: Strand 5.1 Historical and Cultural Context – Unit A – Historical Period or Culture- Level 3 – Lesson 1
Materials Needed: Charcoal, blending stumps or tortillions, kneaded eraser and Paper
Read This: To better understand why greek and roman statues look so similar: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rogr/hd_rogr.htm
Do this Exercise: Go to google cultural art institute website and search Greek Bust to scroll through and find your favorite Greek sculpture for reference for a charcoal drawing. For Example:
Do This Project: Using any tools you have learned, create a charcoal drawing of a greek sculpture. Pay close attention to proportion and tonal values.