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        Art Basics with Dick Termes: Drawing | Contour Lines Episode I

        Video - Contour Lines Episode I: Artist Dick Termes introduces the concept of contour surface lines, which run across forms to draw out the form. He stresses that the lines and strokes should go parallel to the edges of the forms and shows how that applies to the curved cylinders and spheres. He draws a large piece of fabric starting with the outline lines and adds the contour lines. Ultimately, he demonstrates how important contour surface lines are by erasing them and leaving only the outlines.

        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.  (The Collection of Resources / Teaching and User’s Guide)

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