Making It: Events - Making It Together
This website has a lot of information about what contour line drawing is and how to create it. It provides an example of a contour line drawing of a familiar object (shoes). This image includes no shading, which is important to keep in mind when creating a contour line drawing. 4- M.Z. & B.K.
Expressive Line Drawing
This image uses lines going in different directions to make a hand look 3-dimensional. 4-M.Z. & B.K.
Harvest Artists Blog: The Elements of Design (Visual Art)
This website emphasizes 'blind' contour line drawing where the artists did not look down at their paper at all. This site also provides many examples of contour line drawings. 4- M.Z. & B.K.
Lane Tech Art Studio : Contour Line Drawing
This contour line drawing shows the shape of the plant more so than the shadow and details. It was created by focusing on the outline of the plant. 4- M.Z. & B.K.
The Painted Prism: SKETCHBOOK ASSIGNMENT #2: CONTOUR DRAWING
This is a great example of how the artist used lines rather than shading to show to texture of the hand. 4- M.Z. & B.K.
This video breaks down the process of creating a contour line drawing by focusing on an outline of the modeled hand. 4- M.Z. & B.K.
This website has a feather-drawing activity for contour lines. It can help evaluate the students' understanding of the concept of contour lines!
art & ideas that grow: B&W Contour Line Feather Study
This website contains a cross-contour line drawing lesson plan. It includes a description, the art standards, materials, the objectives, some guided practice, a review, the estimated duration, and video resources.