Seligor's Castle, fun for all the children of the world.
Fri, 25 Jun 2010
I can't believe I have only put 4 blogs on this month, naughty Seligor. Blame the World Cup, I do like a lot of sport kids.
CREATIVE FUN FOR KIDS – FREE
Julie Duell (nee Henderson) is a
6th generation Australian going back
the First Fleet to arrive in NSW in
She also has a drop of
American Shoshone Indian in her
let’s look at drawing some different
There are lots of
ways to draw these, but these are just some.
Maybe you could print
these out to play with.
you see how the shapes of the eyes and mouth can
change the expressions –
and especially, the
OK – next I have
printed out the first page and had some fun
adding hair, hats and other bits and pieces to
them. I had to decide whether they were
girls or boys, what kind of hair they had and what
they were wearing. Would you like to print out the
first page and try it too? I’m sure you could make
up some amazing characters!
that fun? Did you make some great
Or you can draw or add colour and
patterns like this…
you like to draw a cute little Nemo clown
Here are the steps for you to
print out if you wish… Next I want to share with
you a cartoon trick you can use.
Have you ever
wondered how Cartoonists make things look
what about drawing trees and houses in cartoons?
There are many different ways – here
are just some…
you want to make up some characters to star in your
comic strip story.
You will need to be able to draw them front on,
side on and maybe a
back view too. One great way to practise is
to get some plasticine and
make a little model of any character you
like. Then sit it on the
table and practise drawing it from different
angles. Nearly all
shapes can be broken down into simple ones like
circles, ovals etc. so
that is a great way to start.
pencil so that you can erase the
joining up lines later…
Julie Duell goes on to
show you how to make all these shapes plus many,
many more wonderful things.
I forgot to tell you ------
Hello again, Seligor here. I guess you have all
realised that the person talking between the
Pastimes 4 U and the end are those of Julie Duell.
She truly has a beautiful web site down there in
New Zealand and I am sure she won't mind me
telling you about her, for like me , her site is
free and loved by many.
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