Duration: 1 hour
Number of students: max 60
Ages: Years K-4
A behind-the-scenes look at the process of illustrating the Fearless books, and how the character of Fearless was created. See working drawings, original paintings, and a say hello to a soft toy version of Fearless.
Learn how to draw expressive animal characters that show real emotions and personality.
“Pick a Puppy!”
Students will be provided with an A3 template of a dog adoption agency, and Sarah will guide them through drawing and naming an assortment of dogs with individual personalities and fun physical characteristics.
As a group, students will invent a story about a dog and direct Sarah while she produces a ten minute pastel drawing, which will be donated to the school.
Students will need:
- A sharp pencil and an eraser
- A4 paper
- Clipboard, deskspace or floorspace to lean on.
Sarah will need:
- A smartboard or dataprojector with sound
- A microphone
- A whiteboard
- A private room/library/hall with space for students to spread out and draw
It helps for students to be familiar with the Fearless books - please read them with you students if you have a chance.
To help you prepare or for follow-up lessons:
Visit the Fearless webpage to view the trailer, leave Fearless a message, download the teacher's notes and other resources.