Teachers' Manual; Books I-VIII for Prang's Complete Course in Form-Study and Drawing Volume S. 1-2

Teachers' Manual; Books I-VIII for Prang's Complete Course in Form-Study and Drawing Volume S. 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...and as to the kinds they have seen, and allow different pupils to draw upon the board examples of the various crosses mentioned. The Greek, Maltese, and St. Andrew's crosses are examples of what are called square figures, as being generally square, their four sides being alike. This figure may be given to pupils to study and draw by themselves if they have had the primary training. This will lead to independent work. If they have not had previous training, the suggestions below will be of use. To be developed.--Cross, Greek, Latin; general shape, square, oblong; drawing the cross; quality of line. Study of the Paper Cross.--What is the model? The model is a cross.) Can you draw at the board a different cross, and tell how it differs? ( The first is alike on all four sides; the second is like the first at the top, at the left, and at the right, but it is longer at the bottom) What can you say of the arms of the first cross? They are all equal.) What is the name of this cross? (// is a Greek cross.) What is the second cross? It is a Latin cross.) What can you say about its arms? It has the three upper arms equal, and the fourth, the shaft, longer than the other three.) Compare the width of this Greek cross with its height; how do they compare? They are equal?) Can you mention any figures that are just as wide as they are high? The circle, the square, and the quatrefoil are as wide as they are high.') Which will help you to draw the outline of the Greek cross? The square will help us.) I will place the cross on this square of manila paper. How could the Greek cross be made with square tablets or paper squares? The cross could be made by placing four squares around another square in the centre.) What kind of repetition would that be called? That...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236509611