Saturday, March 12, 2016

Free How To Draw A Spanish Flamenco Dancer Worksheet

This free printable worksheet will help give the young artist some confidence and direction in drawing a dramatic picture. It is a simple project and ideal for the young artist or extra drawing practice.

Parents and teachers will be able to use this in class or at home. It can be a lesson by itself or an extra activity to fill in the time. It can be given as a take-home project.

FIRST A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT:
Learning to draw takes practice so if your project does not turn out the way you had hoped it would do not give up. Your frustration is a good sign that you have talent and know what you want your picture to look like. You only need to get your skill up to the level of your talent. So draw every day and soon you will be making beautiful pictures. Come back to my blog often and try some of my other projects.

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How to Draw A Spanish Flamenco dancer worksheet 


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PRINTABLE NOTES.

BEGINNINGS
Start by drawing lightly so you can erase later.
Use an articulated stick figure get the pose right, an articulated stick figure has elbows and knees hips and other joints.

After you have the pose right then go around the stick figure to give it the form of a body.

The hand only shows the thumb. Draw it as straight lines on the back side of the hand and thumb and curved lines on the palm side.

Keep the face simple. Use a guideline down the center to keep both sides of the face even. Use a guideline across the middle to know where to put the eyes.  She is looking down so just draw the eyes as curving lines The nose is only a line on one side and a shadow underneath. The mouth is a shadow for the upper lip and a shorter shadow under the lower lip. the neck connects at the back of the head by the ear.

THE DRESS
Draw the dress after you have the form of the body right.
The dress should be tight at the waist. The dress flows with the body and should look like it is turning with her so start with guidelines to show which way the dress is turning.

The ruffles are in three or more rows. Use guidelines first to plan where they are. Draw rounded zig-zag lines for the ruffles then. Starting at the top of each rounded curve draw short lines going up following the direction of the flow of the dress.

Use shading technique to give the dancer roundness. Put shadows under the ruffles.

If you color the picture remember the traditional Spanish dancer wears a red dress.


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