Inspired by Illustrator Marz Jr and pictures of New York skyscrapers, kids draw a retro line drawing

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Skyscraper Line Drawing

Inspired by Illustrator Marz Jr and pictures of New York skyscrapers, kids draw a retro line drawing

Inspired by illustrator, Marz Jr. 5th grade students looked at pictures of skyscrapers and created a retro line drawing of their observations.

Inspired by Illustrator Marz Jr and pictures of New York skyscrapers, kids draw a retro line drawing

The students used a black Sharpie marker to draw the contour lines of a skyscraper (we looked at famous New York landmarks) and then got busy adding the dozens and dozens of extra windows and doors. I suggested drawing 2-3 skyscrapers on the colored paper and leaving enough room for a 4th skyscraper somewhere on the paper.

Inspired by Illustrator Marz Jr and pictures of New York skyscrapers, kids draw a retro line drawing

After drawing the skyscrapers on colored paper, I handed out sheets of 12″ x 9″ sulphite paper so the student could draw a final building. They cut the building from the white paper and glued to the colored paper. Stunning results!

Inspired by Illustrator Marz Jr and pictures of New York skyscrapers, kids draw a retro line drawing. Fifth grade gallery

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