My students LOVED this lesson. Perspective is part magic and part math and for creative types like me, there are specific rules that really work. My students discovered these as we worked through the lesson. About half of my fifth grade class finished this lesson in three, 50-minute sessions. The other half need an additional 30 minutes to finish.

One-Point Perspective Art Lesson

My students LOVED this lesson. Perspective is part magic and part math and for creative types like me, there are specific rules that really work. My students discovered these as we worked through the lesson. About half of my fifth grade class finished this lesson in three, 50-minute sessions. The other half need an additional 30 minutes to finish.

I like how the man in the painting is stepping on the puddle of water and how it is reflecting back on the man.

I like how the man in the painting is stepping on the puddle of water and how it is reflecting back on the man.

Foreshortening Drawing awesome idea, foreground, middle ground, and background by Hannah Lander

Foreshortening Drawing awesome idea, foreground, middle ground, and background by Hannah Lander

Different perspective: This portrait of Stephanie Tubbs Jones is viewed from an angle so the different layers can be seen

Face off: The extraordinary 3D sculptures of people's heads made from recycled goods

Different perspective: This portrait of Stephanie Tubbs Jones is viewed from an angle so the different layers can be seen

MaryMaking: One-Point Perspective Spooky Landscapes Maybe use to make our own Mysteries of Harris Burdick-like book?

MaryMaking: One-Point Perspective Spooky Landscapes Maybe use to make our own Mysteries of Harris Burdick-like book?

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