Collection - Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing

  • Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Teaching and User’s Guide

    Teaching and User’s Guide: Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing is a multi-part video series featuring South Dakota artist Dick Termes teaching basic drawing techniques. The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos (Preview), activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. This series will present a very logical approach to drawing. It is designed for anyone from elementary school students to senior citizens, art students or non-art students who want to be able to express visual ideas.

    Grades: 2-13+
  • Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Lungs: Alveoli (Increased Surface Area Activity Idea)

    Increased Surface Area - Lungs: AlveoliDuring this activity your students will learn about grape-like structures in the lungs called alveoli and their essential function of increasing the surface area of the lungs to maximize gas exchange.

    Increased Surface Area – Lungs: Alveoli is a resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview): The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide, and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 5-13+
  • Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Cones: Red, Green & Blue (Color of My Eye Activity Idea)

    Art Basics with Dick Termes - Cones of the Eye: Red, Green & Blue: During this activity your students will participate in an investigation in which they will learn about peripheral vision and they will map the cones of the eye. This is a great activity to complete in conjunction with a unit on the eye.

    Cones of the Eye: Red, Green & Blue is a resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview): The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 5-13+
  • Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Environmental: Recycle (Design it… Build it! Activity Idea)

    During this activity your students will design, draw and build a creature, building or whatever else they can imagine out of recyclable materials. The students will use drawing techniques presented in the series, Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing, to take their designs from thoughts to paper and then from paper to reality. Your students will learn about the importance of recycling and they will also learn what type of garbage should be recycled, reused, or thrown in the landfill.

    This resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview): The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 2-13+
  • Express Yourself - Journal: Sketching

    Express Yourself - Journal: Sketching - During this activity your students will complete a journaling activity in which they will express themselves textually and with drawings using basic forms. They will journal in a notebook for a month; they should including events, emotions, feelings, etc. This is a perfect activity for a high school language arts or art class to encourage them to appreciate and understand expression in paintings and drawings. 

    Express Yourself - Journal: Sketching is a resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 9-13+
  • That’s NOT an Original… Geometric Forgery

    That’s NOT an Original… Geometric Forgery - During this activity your students will increase their appreciation of famous paintings and their ability to identify them. They will also learn about forgeries and they will improve their drawing skills. 

    That’s NOT an Original… Geometric Forgery: is a resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Identifying Forms Around Us: Photo Form Activity

    Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Identifying Forms Around Us: Photo Form Activity During this activity your students will increase their observation skills by identifying forms (cubes, cylinders and spheres) in the manmade and natural worlds around them.

    Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Identifying Forms Around Us: Photo Form Activity is a resource from the Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing project. About the project (Preview) - The series includes more than five hours of content in 20 individual videos, activities, a teacher’s guide and lesson plans that could be integrated into classrooms of all kinds or for use at home. (Teaching and User’s Guide)

    Grades: 2-13+

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