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Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cylinder Basic

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Video - Cylinder Basic: Artist Dick Termes introduces cylinders and how to draw them in space with an artistic angle so that you can see dimensions. An animated video shows many examples of cylinders in the real world.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | About the Project

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Video – Art Basics with Dick Termes: About the Project - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

 

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cube Basic

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Video - Cube Basic: Artist Dick Termes introduces cubes and how to draw them in space with an artistic angle so that you can see dimensions. An animated video shows many examples of cubes in the real world.

About the project (Preview): The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. 

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Contour Lines Episode I

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Video - Contour Lines Episode I: Artist Dick Termes introduces the concept of contour surface lines, which run across forms to draw out the form. He stresses that the lines and strokes should go parallel to the edges of the forms and shows how that applies to the curved cylinders and spheres. He draws a large piece of fabric starting with the outline lines and adds the contour lines. Ultimately, he demonstrates how important contour surface lines are by erasing them and leaving only the outlines.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home.  (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Shading

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Video - Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing - Shading: After a brief video introduces shading for each of the basic forms, in an extended session, artist Dick Termes demonstrates shading to define details using a previously drawn landscape scene. (In the Shading Extra video (or select Support Materials below), Dick completes the landscape shading started in the first video.)

Practice Shading (Template - 8.5X11 or Template - 8.5X14)

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cylinder Subtraction

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Video - Cylinder Subtraction: Artist Dick Termes creates objects from cylinders by removing cubic spaces from the original cylinder. An animated video reveals examples of these results in the real world.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Sphere Realism

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Video - Sphere Realism: Artist Dick Termes uses the techniques from the earlier videos to draw realistic wildflowers in a nature scene. 

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Into the Field | Archaeology Field School Abroad: Art Lesson Clip

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Learn about the graphic art found at the Chavin de Huantar archaeology site in Peru, and how this art was used to help develop “the idea of authority” in this region, setting the social structure “that certain people had a right to rule and a right to make demands and a right to basically run the world…” (Into the Field: Archaeology Field School Abroad, 2015). 

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cylinder Addition

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Video - Cylinder Addition: Artist Dick Termes adds cylinders together to create more complex objects. An animated video shows examples in the real world of objects composed of combined cylinders.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

About the Artist Dick Termes

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Video - About Artist Dick Termes (Matter of Perspective - Dick Termes on Dakota Life): Dick describes the 6-point perspective that helps him produce the Termespheres.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Contour Lines Episode II (Drawing a Pickup Truck)

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Video - Contour Lines Episode II (Drawing a Pickup Truck): The video starts with an overview of contour surface lines for different forms. In drawing a pickup truck, artist Dick Termes shows how the contour lines give the drawing its form.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Different Forms (Spirals, Ribbons and Walls)

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Video - Art Basics with Dick Termes: Different Forms (Spirals, Ribbons and Walls) - In this video Dick creates “fun” (in his words) shapes by starting with shapes that resemble the main forms the series has dealt with but does them more organically. Then he adds dimensions to create forms like spirals, stars, ribbons, and walls.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cylinder Realism

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Video - Cylinder Realism: Artist Dick Termes uses the techniques from the earlier videos to draw a realistic ice cream shop. An animated video reveals several objects being drawn as well as real world objects created from cylinders. The video focuses on how Dick draws the ice cream shop scene.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cube Subtraction

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Video - Cube Subtraction: Artist Dick Termes creates objects from cubes by removing cubic spaces from the original cube. An animated video reveals examples of these results in the real world.

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Landscapes

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Video - Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing - Landscapes: Dick draws an imagined but realistic landscape using the basic forms seen in the videos in the series. He applied contour surface lines and shading. (In the Landscape Extra videos (select Support Materials below), Dick focuses on the forms that help define landscape features.)

About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

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