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<ul><li><p>Folk Art &amp; Designing a Community</p></li><li><p>Folk Art &amp; Designing a CommunityFolk Artis fun, playful &amp; whimsicalhas bright, joyful coloursis often about everyday things, people and placesdoesnt have to follow rules of perspective (eg. roads head up, size doesnt vary in the distance)</p><p>Notice the characteristics of folk art in many of the illustrations in this picture book...</p></li><li><p>Folk Art &amp; Designing a CommunityLooking at Art!Pop Art Scenes by James Rizzi(Pop Artist = inspired by popular culture)</p><p> www.JamesRizzi.com</p></li><li><p>Design a CommunityWatercolourPencil CrayonSharpie</p></li><li><p>Create Design a Community-Artworks by Mrs. MacDonalds Gr. 4s at FES; Feb. 2011</p></li><li><p>-Artworks by Mrs. MacDonalds Gr. 4s at FES; Feb. 2011Notice what created in the foreground (the close part near the bottom of the page) and in the background (far away, at the top of the page).</p></li><li><p>Getting StartedStart at the bottom of the page with a line to create one side of the roadDraw the other side of the road, leaving a gap for another road to extendAdd traffic markings (small rectangles)Attach buildings, trees and vehicles to the side of the roadCreate Design a Community</p></li><li><p>TIPSUse basic, simple shapes to build human-made objects (eg. squares, triangles, rectangles for buildings, bridges, etc.)Use organic shapes (eg. bubble shape) for trees and bushesTuck objects in behind to create OVERLAPMove up the page S-L-O-W-L-Y so you can OVERLAP! (Try to draw the roads bit by bit, not all at once, building and overlapping everything around them as you go!)Add details (lines and shapes for bricks, siding, shingles, flowers, shutters, windows, pathways)At the top of the page Will your community continue right off the page, or will you add a HORIZON LINE to show where the sky meets the ground?</p><p>Create Design a Community</p></li></ul>