CHEAP ART LESSONS
THESE LESSONS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.
PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK.
1a. Cut out a paper square.
1b. Turn the square into a cat.
1c. Turn the cat into a bird.
1d. Color the bird ten different colors.
1e. Fly the bird.
2. Draw a short biography of someone you know slightly.
Tell the truth.
Do not show what you have done to anyone.
Do you like keeping secrets?
3a. Find a picture of something beautiful.
3b. Translate it into music.
3c. Sing the music out loud.
3d. Dance to the music.
3e. Draw a picture of your dance.
3f. Compare the picture of your dance with your picture of something beautiful.
4. Make a thousand-petaled flower.
Use anything you want to make the flower.
It does not have to be visible to others.
PAPER DOLL PORTRAITS
3. Make 3 paper dolls.
1. Make a paper doll of someone whom everyone seems to know.
Make an outfit that shows what you think of this person.
Make a second outfit that shows what this person is really like.
Make a third outfit that shows this person at their best.
2. Draw a paper doll of yourself.
Draw your true self.
Draw a dress that fits.
Draw a dress that you've always wanted.
Make yourself a new head.
Mix and match.
Make two outfits for each paper doll.
Start some juicy gossip.
Kwei-lin Lum copyright 1999, 2000, 2005