Saturday, July 15, 2017

How To Draw A Roman Chariot and Rider Worksheet

How To Draw A Roman Chariot with the Rider worksheet.
This free printable worksheet will help give the young artist some confidence and direction in drawing a historical scene. It is a simple project and ideal for the young artist or extra drawing practice.

Parents and teachers and Homeschool families will find many ways to use this project.
You can use it in class
You can send it home as an extra project.
You can use it as a lesson by itself
You can use it as an extra activity to fill in the time.
Print a few like this and take them as a vacation activity for the kids.

FIRST A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT:
Learning to draw takes practice so if your project does not turn out the way you had hoped it would do not give up. Your frustration is a good sign that you have talent and know what you want your picture to look like. You only need to get your skill up to the level of your talent. So draw every day and soon you will be making beautiful pictures. Come back to my blog often and try some of my other projects.


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How To Draw A Roman Chariot Worksheet


Here are two files that have been modified to print better on some printers.

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YOU MAY PRINT THE PROJECT NOTES BELOW.
OVERVIEW
Do not get upset if horses or chariot or solder are not perfect, when animals and men charge into battle things lose their shape since muscles are tense and action changes the perspective a little.

BEGINNINGS
Start by drawing lightly at first so you can erase later.

Use a guideline to keep the wheel and horses hooves on level with the ground.

Develop the composition with a stick figure to pose the solder and basic shapes to form the chariot and horses. Use basic shapes like rectangles, circles, and squares to design the horses.

 Keep things loose at this point.

Use a triangle for the chariot and circles for the wheel. (You can trace around a coin for a perfect circle.)

DEVELOPING FORM
Draw around the stick figures to give them fullness. Rember the muscles in the arm. Don't try to draw the armor until after the body is right.

Give the horses curves on the body.

DETAILS
After you have developed the design add the details like armor, bridle, a lion's face on the chariot, and weapons.

Use a ruler for the straight lines.

Draw circles for the inside of the wheel and the hub. Draw guidelines all the way through the hub for the spokes so they are evenly spaced.

Keep the face and hands simple.

ENVIRONMENT
Add an environment, like a countryside, battle scene or arena.

SHADING
Use shading technique to give the scene roundness. Put a shadow below the chariot and horses.

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(c) Adron 7/15/2017

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