The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse - Drawing
LO: to evaluate and imitate a drawing style
SC1) I carefully observe the techniques an artist uses;
SC2) I comment on the purpose of an illustration, thinking about the effect it has;
SC3) I imitate the style of an artist.
Please see 'tricky', 'trickier' and 'trickiest' in the tasks below.
1) Look carefully at the art work of Charlie Mackesey. Comment on it, explaining what techniques are used and what the purpose of the art is. Tricky: use my video lesson notes as ideas. Trickier: make observations beyond and deeper than those I make. Trickiest: Also, compare the art to other art and illustrators that you know of.
2) Imitate one or more pieces of his work. Tricky: aim to imitate the work closely. Trickier: use the style and the characters in a new way. Trickiest: create new characters in the same style.