Illusion Drawing Handout
This would be a great Art Teacher handout for substitutes, or a warm-up exercise. It could also be used in an Art Journal or sketchbook. You could use it to teach color theory or value, the possibilities are endless. This is a fun way to draw a simple illusion. I find my students can't read step by ...
3D Hand Art Step By Step Instructions Video Tutorial
We couldn't believe our eyes when we discovered this very clever 3D Hand Art and we have a video tutorial with step by step instructions to show you how. You will love this optical illusion.
Here’s a fun, quick trick: How To Draw Your Hand In... (The Kid Should See This)
Here’s a fun, quick trick: How To Draw Your Hand In “3D”. What other things around the house or outside can you use this technique with? Related drawing vids: how to draw the Penrose Rectangle and Par
D.I.Y. Op Art Stools, a guest how to guide.
My best friend, Alex, is my other creative half. We met in Art School, she's also an art teacher, and her classroom website can be found here. If she and I hadn't moved hundreds of miles away we'd probably be doing projects like this at least once a month (or week) when she sent me a picture of her newly completed barstools I KNEW I had to have her give a how to guide on them. They're so cool! I'm thinking about having my students do something like this to a table next year. Enjoy: "I am a…
to 3-D or not to 3-D? that is the question!
My fifth graders had a wonderful time making these optical illusions!This is one of those "3 Ingredient Art" projects that require minimal supplies with great results! Here is what you need: A Ruler A Sharpie 2 colored markers Colored Pencils First start off by drawing 6 intersecting lines on your paper (with the ruler) to create the "spokes" on the paper. It is important that you keep your lines intersecting at the same exact middle point on the paper. I had some alligator tears from kids…
The best optical illusions to bend your eyes and blow your mind – in pictures
Clive Gifford’s book Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing has just been crowned winner of the Royal Society Young People’s book prize, which is judged by young people. Here Clive shares some his favourite optical illusions from the book