Illustrators (Some Of These I Shared In Class This Past Week): Ink
Time Out for Inspiration! -Illustrator to know: Kay Neilsen & Virginia Frances Sterrett (Similar but different)

In-Class Project: "Shadow Box Illustration"

Materials:
• 1 sheet of Foam board (Other name:Foam core) 
• Your Choice: Strathmore 400 Series Drawing Pad
• Xacto knife
• Ruler
• Ink Drawing pens (must us a .005 for the details)
• H drawing pencil
• Adhesive: Rubber Cement works best, or Double Stick tape
• Sketchbook to do project idea sketches

Project: Start In Class-Finish Next class
To create a 3 dimensional structure for a complex drawing showing: Foreground Middle ground and Background 
Think of a scene that best shows all depth. See the sample work of paper cut outs below to get an idea. 

I will guide you through this in an in-class demo. So please take notes."

(*No weekly assignment for this week so you can work on getting this project started. Plan out your illustration. If you are having a hard time deciding on a theme-I find that looking at historic art works and nature photography helps a lot with this project. *Also-You are NOT limited to just drawing realistic things for this project-you can draw a fantasy world, as long as you show sophistication in your technique including everything we have learned like shading and shadows and a light source.  Draw out a "blue print" of what it will look like in layers before you start this or else you will get very confused and have to restart several times.) 

Details:
• 4 pieces of cut Foam board: 8 x 10 (3 of these pieces will have a 1/2 inch cut out)
• 4 pieces of cut paper: 8 x 10 (3 pieces will have a variety of cut details)

• Illustrate all images FIRST before glueing anything. Glueing happens once the pens are away.
• Always TEST your work before glueing to make sure you are finished

NOTE: This is a starting point-You can go larger it your creation needs more space. You can also add more layers if you want. 

GRADING:
1. Successful construction of structure
2. Bring Original and coming up with your very own unique concept
3. Creating dimension- Foreground Middle ground and Background successfully
4. *Illustrating and covering your paper with a variety of tones and textures that support your image and help create dimension
5. Not rushing and making this project look sloppy. CUT THINGS CAREFULLY-Points taken away for messy edges. Take your time.

For inspiration look at these artists works
https://www.dariaaksenova.com/
http://www.ekbelsher.com/dioramas
http://www.harianddeepti.com/
https://www.pollocks-coventgarden.co.uk/
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/547961479656201103/?lp=true
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