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Middle School Drawing Projects

Instructor: David Wood

David has taught Honors Physics, AP Physics, IB Physics and general science courses. He has a Masters in Education, and a Bachelors in Physics.

There are a lot of possible drawing projects that make the learning process fun and give students the practice they need. Check out these ideas and try them for yourself.

Middle School Drawing Projects

Like any skill, drawing takes consistent practice. However, drawing is also a thing to be enjoyed. By having students complete drawing projects, they are able to improve their skills and enjoy the learning process at the same time. Here are some ideas for middle school drawing projects.

Self-Portrait

A classic drawing project is to create a self-portrait. Many of us don't spend a great deal of time looking at ourselves, and so it can be a useful exercise in observation. Students can be provided with mirrors for this project.

A self-portrait can also be a way of expressing your feelings about yourself, and can lead to projects displaying a wide range of emotions. Student should be free to adapt the self-portrait project in whatever ways they wish. If they wish to draw one half of the face with one emotion, and the other half of the face with another to make a point, there's no reason they shouldn't do that. However, a regular self-portrait is fine too.

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