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Monday, July 4, 2011
More ellipses today, plus a few heads. One fun exercise for the dreaded ellipse: take a 6 inch length of string and push pin it to cardboard, the pins 4 inches apart. Put the pencil point inside the string and draw the string taught. (You get the string tangled up a couple of times, must reposition after first half of ellipse.) You can see from experience how the shape has to be, no matter what you think you are seeing! I found this very helpful.