Warm up exercises intro

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Warm up Exercises Introduction

Adults, Parents and Teachers:

Before you, your child, or children do a drawing, there is great value in spending a few minutes on warm up exercises. These help you to settle and focus on the drawing process. Exercises train the eye and the mind to really see shapes and judge distances.

By copying patterns and designs you learn how to be precise, to control lines and shapes, to convey textures and to create light and shade.

Best results will be achieved by using a black pen or sharpened pencil.

With some of the more complicated designs, it can help to first draw lightly in pencil, go over with the pen, then erase the pencil lines.