George Washington Perspective Drawing




Add some art to your Colonial America lesson with a George Washington Drawing Activity.  Great for President’s Day too!  Teach some art concepts like perspective, horizon line, background, middle ground, and foreground so students can learn to show depth in their art.  There are a variety of activities to choose from to make differentiating easy.  Kids will learn how to draw George Washington through a variety of activities with some directed drawing along with roll & draw and choice drawing pages. The lesson starts out with a little art critique of some famous George Washington paintings, where students will explore how the artists show perspective.

Students will:

  • Look at famous paintings of George Washington and identify the horizon, background, middle ground, and foreground, along with the overlap, size, and placement of objects.
  • Draw a portrait of George Washington.
  • Add the horizon line, background, middle ground, and foreground.
  • Use size, placement, and overlap to make objects look close or far away.

What You Get:

  • Teacher Instructions (6 pages)
  • Critique Activity (5 pages)
  • Perspective Definitions (1 page)
  • Finish the Picture Drawings (5 pages)
  • Roll & Draw (1 page)
  • Choice Drawing (1 page)
  • Directed Drawings (3 pages)
  • Symmetrical Grid Drawing (7 pages)
  • Forms Worksheet (1 page)

>>>>> A total of 30 pages!


  • American History
  • Art


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