You know and like OBEY
® as a clothing brand, but none of you knew that the logo in your baseball caps was originally a piece of . street art
Coneixeu i vos agrada OBEY ® com a marca de roba, però ningú de vosaltres sabia que el logo de les vostres gorres era originalment una obra de . street art
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In the movie, Aidan and Brendan draw the Book of Kells. The drawings are made to communicate emotions, like peace and joy, and to show what they think is beautiful.
Cellach, who is Brendan’s uncle, is obsessed with constructing a wall. He also draws, but his drawings are technical, like maps and plans. These are the kind of drawings that architects and engineers use.
You can download the last handout we have done in class:
When you draw the table or chair:
How many legs do you see in the front and side view?
How many legs do you see from the top?
Do you see the top part of the table fron the front?
Here is an example of a chair
drawing by Laura Gazzineo
And a longer explanation:
View of Objects.
We are going to draw the Carolingian Cross:
First we need to learn
how to draw a square with ruler and compass.
Here are the step-by-step instructions for the cross: http://www.had2know.com/makeit/draw-carolingian-cross.html
What it is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triquetra
How to draw it (there is more than one way, and in class I will explain a different method): http://www.had2know.com/makeit/draw-trinity-knot-triquetra.html
Skills you need: SEGMENT BISECTOR.
A different version: http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/cknottrin.html
Cromm Cruach was a god from Ireland, before Christianity.
In the movie Cromm looks like a snake. Brendan steals Cromm’s eye and uses it to draw small and beautiful drawings in the book.
We are going to draw the eye of Cromm for our book. It is an eight-point star inside a circumference.
Skills you need: PERPENDICULAR LINES, ANGLE BISECTOR.
We are going to learn how to write in
Uncial Calligraphy, the one the monks used to write the Book of Kells.They used quills and ink, but we are going to use our pencils like this:
Heu de tenir un llapis amb punxa i subjectar-lo de manera que la mina quedi plana, no en punta com quan escriviu normalment.
In the next month, we are going to do our own book, based on the
Book of Kells from the film.
The book will be an
accordion book. We are going to work one page at a time, doing illustrations and celtic knots.
It’s a contest organized by Maó’s Public Library. In the image you can see last year’s winners. You can read the contest’s rules
The theme is
THE ALPHABET. Here you have different ones for inspiration. Remember that you must not copy!
We are doing
a small book called Geometry: Basic Skills.
Here is the drawing for the cover. It is usually called the
. You can look at the video below to learn how to do it (until minute 0:52): seed of life