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Grade 4: Human Body Systems - Drawing the Human Figure

Grade 4: Human Body Systems - Drawing the Human Figure
Nicola Speirs

Grade 4 students have fallen in love, this Valentine's Day.... with making observational drawings of human figures!

As part of their inquiry into Who We Are - Human Body Systems, they have been investigating different ways to draw the human form.  Some of the methods they used were:

Using a wooden mannequin, drawing guidelines to help with proportion, drawing 2D/3D shapes piece by piece, following a step-by-step video and drawing a stick-man first, then broadening up the shapes.

They evaluated each method and then decided on the best one for them.

 Which method do you most like to use, when you draw a human figure?

  • figure drawing
  • Grade 4
  • human body systems
  • Inquiry Learning
  • PYP
  • Visual Arts
  • Who We Are

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