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SENSORY OBSERVATIONS

SENSORY OBSERVATIONS
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Level: First Year Art & Design/ ESL low-intermediate to intermediate

Language Focus: Sensory and Art & Design vocabulary + descriptive writing

Design Focus: Direct observation drawing

Time: 3 hours 25 min. (2h 45min activities + 25min. break + debrief)

Prep time: 3 hours

 

Lesson Description:

This lesson introduces students to drawing as a way of seeing, analyzing, and designing. This lesson plan introduces sensory vocabulary and basic design vocabulary for students to apply technical language to descriptive narrative from direct observation. In this exercise, drawing is used as a non-verbal communication amongst peers, and drawings become a visual reference to compare and contrast descriptive writing.

 

Anabel Grullón, warm-up in a bar, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.

 

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