- Select 3 rapid fire charts.
- Draw an image in response to each word in the chart.
- 1st chart: 1 min. per word
- 2nd chart: 5 min. per word
- 3rd chart: 10 min. per word
Prof Lieu’s kid drew these when she was in the first grade!
- Work quickly and don’t think too hard!
- The less you scrutinize and/or judge yourself, the more you’ll get out of this prompt.
- Accept that your drawings are not going to look good, the objective of this prompt is not about making beautiful drawings.
- For the charts with longer times, (10 min. per word) take the time to think about what the cliché responses are, and then eliminate it so you can try something less typical.
drawing on the charts
- You can either print the chart out on a hard copy sheet of paper, or, for digital media, import the chart into your software and draw right on top.
- If you don’t have a printer, and you can’t do digital media, another option is to simply free hand the grid with the boxes and write the words in.
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