Drawing curriculum for kids

Module 1: Introduction to Drawing Tools

  • Lesson 1.1: Introducing different types of pencils and their uses.
  • Lesson 1.2: Proper pencil-holding techniques.
  • Lesson 1.3 Drawing basic shapes like circles, squares, cylinders etc

Module 2: Basic Shapes and Shading

  • Lesson 2.1:  Introduction to shading and creating a value scale.
  • Lesson 2.2: Drawing and shading a sphere to understand three-dimensionality.

Module 3: One Point Perspective

  • Lesson 3.1: Introduction to one-point perspective.
  • Lesson 3.2: Drawing cubes using one-point perspective and shading to make it look three dimensional.

Module 4: Creative Textures and Objects

  • Lesson 4.1: Drawing and shading water droplets.
  • Lesson 4.2: Exploring textures like fur, feathers, scales, etc.

Module 5: Introduction to Human and Animal Forms

  • Lesson 5.1: Basic proportions of human and animal faces.
  • Lesson 5.2: Drawing simple human or animal forms using basic shapes.

Module 6: Creative Expression and Storytelling

  • Lesson 6.1: Creating their own characters and scenes.
  • Lesson 6.2: Building a story around their artwork.

Additional Activities:

  • Weekly Sketchbook Assignments: Encourage students to keep a sketchbook for regular practice.
  • Art Journaling: Encourage reflection on what they’ve learned, what they like, and what they want to improve on.
  • Classroom Art Show: Hosting a mini art show for parents and guardians to showcase their works.