Thursday, March 27, 2014

AlphabeThursday - S is for Stick Figure

Do you remember reading The Princess and the Pea?  I recall the story, but I didn’t remember it took all of 3 minutes to read!  The Princess and the Pea is my third fairy tale for my class, Year of the Fairy Tale.  Our research and discovery period included three elements: princess, pea and bed, which were used to compose and design in child-like fashion.

The drawing assignment included using crayons to draw stick figures.  I always thought stick figures were unattractive, but after putting black clothing on my black figures, I thought the skinny shapes looked attractive.  Much better than my red clothes!  If you want to practice drawing figures, try   That’s where I went.

Don’t forget to come by Ms. Jenny’s site, Off on my Tangent
and see what other bloggers have chosen for their Letter S?


Sarah~Magnolia Surprise said...

I think maybe the black looks better because the stick body is not showing through -- interesting the way you can portray movement so well with a few lines :)
The Princess and the Pea is a short one! I always liked the pictures of all the quilts stacked up!

carol l mckenna said...

Great post for S ~ love the action shown in your stick figures ~ very creative ~ xxx

artmusedog and carol

Dominique Goh said...

Cool stick figures.. I love how you draw them.. mine don't even look half as nice.

Splendid Little Stars said...

simple lines with good movement. That was an interesting exercise using only crayons.

Anna-Karin Eriksson said...

Amazing that you can portrait motion with just a few lines. I also like the black clothes on the stick figure more, probably because the black body isn't shining through.

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