Wednesday 14 August 2013

Giraffes Can't Dance

I bought the book, 'Giraffes Can't Dance' by Giles Andreae, many years ago for my son and always loved the illustrations. This week I used it as inspiration for a project with my Year 3's. It is a great way to introduce how to create tonal gradients when painting with ink and their dancing giraffes were just gorgeous! The following photos show the step by step process of how we created our artworks. Student sample will be posted soon.


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  2. Love it! When I taught elementary art I too used the book! The kids always surprised them selves with being able to draw a dancing giraffe!

    1. This was the first time I had used this book - I loved it too!